to Oliver Palmer (5th, L) who has been named this year’s DTL (Down
The Line) Junior County Champion after competing in the Gloucestershire DTL Championship
held at the Wales 2000 Shooting Ground recently. His individual round scores
were 22/25, 25/25,18/25, 22/25, giving him a total of 87/100 hits and points of
shot his first 25 straight in one of his rounds, with his only blip was when
the trap height went wrong in round three and caused a 10 minute delay. Up to
that he had only missed one of his fifteen shots. His final round he managed to
score well to give himself a chance to win. In the end he was tied on 252 and
had to go into a shoot off. In the shoot off he found his routine and
concentration, and scored 23/25 and with it became this year’s DTL Junior
has been training for the last three and a half years at Ian Coley’s Shooting
Ground with coach Shaun Porter who won Bronze in the DTL World Championship for
England last week.
Continuing his success, Ollie won the inaugural Olympic Schools Experience on 12 June, click here for further details. On 15 June he retained his Gloucestershire Junior ABT title and has capped off a very successful season with the news that he has been accepted into the England Talent Pathway programme.