Warwick Castle celebrates four local archers in Olympics

Families of GB archers gather at castle to show support.

To mark the start of the individual archery events at the Olympics last week, the friends and families of GB Olympics archers gathered at Warwick Castle to show their support and express their pride in the athletes’ Olympic journeys.

Four of the six archers who competed in Tokyo for Great Britain have strong Midlands connections, including Tom Hall and Patrick Huston, whose friends and family were at the Castle.

Present on the day were Howard Hall and Vanessa Hall, Tom Hall’s parents, along with his fiancé Emma Davis and best friends Chris Guerin and Elisa Gradwohl.

Patrick Huston’s fiancé Anjelica Tench was in attendance with her mother, Allison Tench and her brother, Alex Tench. They were accompanied by Archery GB’s CEO Neil Armitage and welcomed by Warwick Castle’s Divisional Director Nick Blofeld and the Castle’s Bowman, Lewis Copson.

Tom Hall is currently based in Kenilworth and has a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Warwick. Patrick Huston, originally from Northern Ireland but now based in Telford.