LucyO'SullivanArchery

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Biography

2001

  • October - Started archery - as a Recurve

2002

Started compound archery

2004

  • Started competing in England at small events and was talent spotted for Great Britain Training Camps

2005

  • I went to my first international ever in the Czech Republic - where I placed 2nd Ind. and 3rd in the team.
  • 1st place Meriden ladies FITA
  • 1st place Oxford
  • 2nd place team GNAS event
  • 1st place SCAS
  • 1st place Cherbourg indoor
  • 1st place Junior indoor championships under 16

Junior rankings 4th, senior rankings 25th.

2006

  • I did many international competitions as a senior and junior archer for Great Britain.
  • 1/8 round Indoor Championships Spain (Jnr)
  • 11th Ind. 2nd team World Cup in El Salvador (Snr)
  • 2nd UK Masters
  • 1st junior Outdoor champs
  • European Grand Prix in Italy (Snr)
  • Europa-cup Germany 2nd Ind. and team. (Jnr)
  • 4th Andover
  • Europa-cup Prague 2nd Ind. 2nd Individual overall prize, and 3rd team
  • 1st Guernsey International
  • European Championships Athens
  • World Junior Championships Mexico 3rd  in the World Individual and 2nd in the world team (Jnr)
  • 1st Indoor champion under 18

Junior rankings 1st, senior rankings 7th. Grand Master Bowman, 27 British Records, 2 European records.

2007

  • 1st Indoor championships senior
  • 1st indoor championships junior
  • 1st outdoor championships junior
  • 3rd outdoor championships senior

2008

  • Nimes 1/16 round senior
  • European championships indoor Italy - 7th
  • World junior championships Turkey 7th. (Jnr)
  •  (Became a senior)

2009

  • 5th Indoor championships
  • 5th Andover
  • World Championships Korea (Sen) 46th
  • National Series Finals, Lilleshall first year, - Overall winner.
  • Miss Jersey Battle of Flowers

2010

  • 2nd National Indoor championships
  • 1st Test Event Delhi India Snr
  • 9th Commonwealth games (following hospitalisation)
  • Qualified for University World Championships - GB didn't send a team
  • 3rd National Series Finals, Leamington Spa.
  • Germany Junior European championships mixed team 3rd.
  • (Became a junior again)

2011

  • (Became a senior again)
  • World Cup Event in Croatia (Snr)
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd at the Natwest Island Games Isle of Wight
  • 1st National Series Final, Liverpool (Only woman compound to have won twice to this day).
  • Taught Edith Bowman and singer labrinth Archery

2012

  • My father (who was my coach) passed away. However I managed to still go to competitions and qualify for the World Championships. Achieve a 2.1 at University in Coaching and Sport Science, and worked at the BBC during the time of the Olympics.
  • Thank you to everyone who supported me it was the hardest year of my life and without your support I wouldn't be where I am today!

2013

  • Started to become a strength and conditioning coach
  • 5th at the world championship selection shoot
  • Qualified for the European selection shoot
  • Shot for Hampshire in the Team summer event
  • Placed top 5 at every GB event I went to
  • 2nd at the National Series Final, Nottingham
  • Mexico 4th Ind.  and 4th in the mixed team.

2014

  • Telford International indoors,27th in the Ranking round, 17th place overall.
  • Shanghai World Cup - Top woman compound in GB, 38th ranking round, mixed team 1/8th, team round 1/4 final (6th place) Individual 1/24 finish.
  • WMAS at Lilleshall 2nd place
  • Jersey Triple 1st all three days, 1st overall, 8th time i have won this event.
  • European Championships Selection shoot 2nd place, needed to make the top 3 to make the team.
  • Turkey World Cup - 2nd woman compound in GB, 46th in ranking round, team round 1/8, individual 1/24 finish.
  • Penicuik National Series 1 and 2, 1st in the 720 round and Head to Heads, 3rd in the 1440 round.
  • County shoot for Hampshire at Lilleshall, 1st individual, Hampshire was 4th and got to the 1/4 finals. Second day 2nd individual.
  • Clophill National series 3 and 4, First day 9th overall and 1/8 round. Second day 2nd overall after Head to heads. 1st place overall in the National Series rankings.
  • EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS in Armenia - Second in Europe with Rikki Bingham and Andrea Gales, we were ranked 6th and got to the Gold medal match (Invited to 2014 BBC SPOTY for our efforts). Ranking round top GB woman and 13th place, mixed team 7th in qualification finished in the 1/8 round. 17th overall after missing out in the 1/16 round. 
  • Exmouth National Series 5 and 6 5th in qualifying 1/8 eliminations. 4th in the 1440 round.
  • National Series Finals 1st overall going into the weekend, but lost to the overall winner
  • Meriden 4th overall with equipment failure.
  • Back to Back
  • Indoor Championships
2015
  • Nimes
  • National Series
  • World Championships Selection shoot
  • Island Games
  • World Championships?

Achievements

Here is just some of my main achievements...

 

Archery

 

Member of the GB squad since 2004

2 European records

40 + National records

Grand Master Bowman since 2005

UK Junior number 1 2006,2007, 2008

Qualified for World Championships and European Championships for 9 years in a row.

Individual international events

3rd in the World – Mexico 2006

1st Commonwealth Games Test Event 2010

7 Europa Cup medals 2005 and 2006

Island Games gold and silver medallist 2011

11th World Cup 2006

4th in Mexico 2013

Top 50 World Championships in Korea 2009

9th Commonwealth Games following hospitalisation 2010

Top 16 World Cup Indoors 2014

Team international events

Europa cup team junior 2005, 2006

Silver world cup senior El Salvador 2006

Mixed team in Germany European champs junior 2010

World championships silver 2006

4th in Mexico 2013

Island Games bronze medallist 2011

National events

National Series winner 2009, 2011(The only female compound to win twice)

National series 2nd place 2013  

National Series 3rd place 2010.

Junior championships indoor and outdoor 2005, 2006, 2007

Senior Indoor National Champion 2007

British University Champion  (BUCS) 2010, 2011, 2012

Sports Personality of the year winner at university 2009

Sports Personality of the year nominee Channel Islands rising star 2006

Other

2:1 Degree in coaching and sport science – Nottingham Trent University 2009-2012

Miss Jersey Battle of Flowers 2009