Archers hit the target

26 August 2012 / 17:39

Team GB archers Alison Williamson and Larry Godfrey won their first National Series Grand Final titles in Oxford.

Godfrey, the best of the six home participants at London 2012 with a last-16 exit, ended team-mate Simon Terry's three-year reign as champion and has qualified for the World Cup Grand Final in Tokyo as a result.

Six-time Olympian Williamson lost in the first round of the Olympics but defeated Naomi Folkard to secure her maiden success in the competition.

"The Olympics was a big disappointment, but it wasn't to be," said Godfrey.

"Winning this title is a timely boost, and now I can concentrate on finishing the year strongly with a good performance in Tokyo - I can't wait, because I've had a great year, and was so disappointed I couldn't reflect that at Lord's."

Williamson added: "I'm delighted - this is our big domestic event of the year, we all want to win it, and to take the gold medal is a big thrill."