REAPING SUCCESS

REAPING SUCCESS: Members of Central Precision Archery Club show off some of the silverware they captured at the Trinidad and Tobago Target Archery Federation 2018 awards function. Standing third from right, back row, is coach Hasmath Ali. — Photos: DONSTAN BONN

The sport of archery does not receive the recognition as, nor is it mentioned in the same breath with football, cricket or track and field. But there is one club that is committed to changing how the sport is viewed, having kept it on the local radar since being founded in 2005.

Hasmath Ali, co-founder of Central Precision Archery Club, said since opening its doors at the Charlieville Recreation Ground on Savannah Drive in Charlieville, Chaguanas, some 525 persons have passed through the club and received training.

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