Posted on 23rd February 2018 by Clive Bowen
Elis Jones, the 21 year old Welsh shooter from Ruthin, North Wales, teams up with Mid Wales Shooting Centre.
Currently studying Rural Enterprise & Land Management at Harper Adams University, Elis has been shooting for 7 years. In that time he's been a Welsh DTL Team shooter 6 times-including 3 as Junior Team Captain.
2017 was a very successful year for Elis with numerous wins at local, regional and national competitions, including the following-
Dougall Memorial Overall High Gun (100/300)
Welsh Open Grand Prix Champion
Welsh Open Junior Champion
English Open Junior Champion
Scottish Open Overall Champion
Scottish Open Junior Champion
Scottish Open High Gun (over 2 days)
Krieghoff Classic Junior Runner-Up
Gamebore DTL Grand Prix Junior High Gun
Home International Junior Runner-Up
English Open SB Junior High Gun
British Open SB Junior Runner-Up
Welsh Open A/R Junior High Gun
Welsh DTL Intercounties Champion & Junior Champion
After such a successful year, it was capped off by Elis being chosen as the WCTSA's Shooter of the Year!
In 2018, Elis steps up into the Seniors category and we wish him good luck for the coming season.