BY ROMULUS HUTA
A total of six archers will don the national jumper in next month’s Oceania Archery Championship.
The championship is scheduled to run from July 9 to 13 in Noumea, New Caledonia.
The six archers were selected from last Sunday’s national archery championship sponsored by C & I Distributors.
The national championship was held at the Town Ground Rugby Stadium and attracted up to 20 competitors.
Archers selected to represent Solomon Islands in the Oceania event includes three male and three female namely Andrew Lano, Piper Soper, Kelly Baedonga, Janet Siru, Nancy Pize and Doris Laula.
The Oceania Archery Championship is expected to bring together archers from 12 Oceania countries namely Australia, Fiji, Kiribati, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tahiti, Tonga and Vanuatu.
Following the completion of the championship, the Oceania Archery Congress will also be convened for top officials as well as a coaching course scheduled from July 16 to 24 to be conducted by Pascal Colmaire of World Archery.