2022 D’ Foster Cup – November 26, 2022
The Virgin Islands Archery Association Nationals was called the 2022 D ‘Foster Cup, and was held on November 26, 2022, at the HLSCC Campus.
The name of the cup was in fond loving memory of the Association’s Inaugural President, David Foster, who passed away. The medals displayed an engraved image of Mr. Foster at full draw.
The medals were presented by David’s, children Anise and Dillan Foster.
The winners of the cup are as follows
|Qualifications||Gold||Keyara Smith||Recurve Women – U15|
|Qualifications||Gold||Shile David||Recurve Men – U21|
|Qualifications||Gold||Naomi Onuwfuju||Compound Women – U18|
|Qualifications||Gold||Kasadiyah Baird||Genesis Women|
|Qualifications||Silver||Eva Fox||Genesis Women|
|Qualifications||Bronze||Kellyann Tillack||Genesis Women|
|Individuals||Gold||Nicholas Moore||Genesis Men|
|Individuals||Silver||Valentin Zahrenbelnyj||Genesis Men|
|Individuals||Bronze||Kristian Young||Genesis Men|
|Individuals||Gold||Kellyann Tillack||Genesis Women|
|Individuals||Silver||Gabriella John||Genesis Women|
|Individuals||Bronze||Kasadiyah Baird||Genesis Women|
|Mix Doubles||Gold||Kasadiyah Baird / Nicholas Moore||Genesis|
|Mix Doubles||Silver||Eva Fox / Valentin Zahrenbelnyj||Genesis|
|Mix Doubles||Bronze||Gabriella John / Noah Fox||
According to one of the coaches, Laura Fox, she mentioned that the “competitors enjoyed themselves a lot”.
The Individual Genesis Men Gold medalist, Nicholas Moore, stated “I enjoyed the competition and the overall format of the event. I hope next year more kids would compete as it was a great experience.”
There was stiff competition on the field overall, with one upset in the Genesis Women division, wherein newcomer to the sport, Kellyann Tillack, who started in September, edged out a couple of veterans in the sport.
This event was partly sponsored Unite BVI.