Well i'm here at the Olympic Shooting Ranges in Woolwich.
The ranges first opened on Monday for unofficial training. Lots of issues which have been mainily sorted out.
Site is still very much like a building site. The ranges are good but just need the finishing touchs which hopefully will been done for the olympics. Dont think they thought it would rain when they designed it. No covers for grandstand or shooters.
Laporte Traps and the whole competition will be FLASH Clays. Great for spectators not so great for the shooters (Especially in the wind you get covered in green dust).
The fence that stops the lead is a fantastic structure, but after speaking with a lot of the shooters from all over the world they are finding it very hard to see the clays. When the sun comes out it makes the clays stand out and visability is lots better. But currently with the weather as it is, cold, windy, cloudy and wet things are are very difficult.
Well today was official training for Olympic Skeet Men and Women. 2 Rounds. All went ok. So tomorrow will be the first days of the competition for Men and Women Skeet.
This event is spread over 2 days for the women and 3 days for the men. Comptition starts at 9.00am.
The skeet men are Richard Brickell, Rory Warlow & Clive Bramley. The Skeet Women are Elena Allen, Nicki Brocklesby & Sian Bruce.
I will post the results on here tomorrow and will try to keep you up to date with whats happening at the Olympic Ranges.