Silver lining for Leigh

BORDER BOWMEN hotshot Leigh Christie travelled to Thirsk Bowmen’s FITA 70m competition at Topcliffe in North Yorkshire.

This was her first outdoor competition, shooting in the ladies’ recurve category.

On Saturday, Christie came first with a personal best score of 551 out of 720. Then on Sunday she scored 543 to be seeded second going into the “head to heads”, eventually being beaten in the final by seven points to three to come home with the silver medal.