Archery GB Longbow and Barebow Rankings 2022
The 2022 Longbow and Barebow rankings are now released. A total of 549 archers participated with winners in four categories.
Archery GB would like to thank all the archers who participated and the volunteers and staff who made the ranking possible.
Helen Brown, Sarah Hubbard, Trevor Carr and Vicki Waller all took over rankings management this year, allowing them to continue after former administrators stepped back. Katy Cumming from Archery GB supported the work and Paul Gregory helped with technical support for the website and spreadsheets.
Who were the best longbow and barebow archers in 2022?
The men’s longbow event was won by Cliff Gadd with a score of 3023, the women’s longbow was won by Sheila Hudson with a score of 2584.
The top men’s barebow archer was Lonja Selter with a score of 4264. Sarah-Ruth Hubbard topped the women’s barebow with a score of 4190.
The full list and all key statistics can be downloaded via the button below:
For those planning to participate next year, we have provided more information below.
How do you participate in the longbow and barebow rankings?
The rankings are established using the scores obtained by the archers over 5 rounds. They include the following:
- 1 x York (Men) or Hereford (Women)
- York (men): 144 arrows at 72 arrows at 100m, 48 arrows at 80m, 24 arrows at 60m. 122 cm face
- Hereford (Women): 144 arrows in total. 72 arrows @ 80m, 48 arrows @ 60m, 24 arrows @ 50m. 122 cm face
- 2X WA720
- Barebow – 72 arrows at 50m. 122 cm face.
- Longbow – 72 arrows @70m. 122 cm face.
- 2x WA1440
- WA1440: 144 arrows in total. 36 arrows at each distance. 90m, 70m, 50m, 30m.
- WA1440 Ladies: 144 arrows in total. 36 arrows at each distance
Archers can shoot as many as they want throughout the season and their best score will be automatically recorded. Scores do not need to be submitted to the Ranking Team, they are collated by the team when the tournament organizers send their results to Archery GB.
Where can I draw my game?
Scores must be shot in world or UK record status competitions.
Why participate in the ranking?
Rankings allow archers to challenge themselves, shoot the furthest distances, compete over a season and try to meet or beat their own ranking goals. Even if an archer does not complete all of the required rounds, they are still included in the table and can compare their scores to others and get an idea of how they are doing, if that is what they are doing. wish to do.
What is the time and cost of participation?
The time and cost depends on the competitions the archers decide to enter, archers can stay put or travel across the country to shoot and achieve their ranking scores!
How is it to participate?
Sarah Hubbard is part of the group that helped compile the rankings, she also won the Ladies Barebow.
Sarah said: “It’s great to be at the top of the women’s barebow rankings this year, especially as I’ve worked hard to improve my performance this year. I also finished first last year. , but I wanted to improve and build on that this year.
“I think participating in the leaderboard is a great way to maybe pull out of your comfort zone and see where you stand against others in your category. It’s also a great way to make new friends. and to travel more on the various shoots.
“The barebow family is growing and competitions are always a great way to meet new friends. I can’t recommend competition highly enough, it’s just a fantastic part of the sport that I love.”
2023 longbow and barebow rankings
Details for next year’s rankings have yet to be finalized, so keep an eye on our website, social media channels and your inbox for the launch of the next leaderboards.