Manx archer smashes world records – 3FM

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 6:26am

By Rob Pritchard @rpritchard9

Isle of Man archer, Lesley Sleight, has smashed two world records whilst and secured a european title whilst competing for England in the Netherlands.

Her performance on day one saw her surpass the world veteran record and world record for adult female traditional recurve whilst competing at the European Championships in Arnhem.

Lesley’s tournament wasn’t finished there though as she went on to become European Champion for Veteran Lady class and finishing 2nd in the overall adult womens section.

She’s thanking those at the Isle of Man Sports Institute for getting her fully prepared ahead of the event.


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