Olympic medalist Alec Potts to compete in Burnie

Olympian Alec Potts
Olympian Alec Potts

The Burnie Bowmen Archery Club will host the State Target Championships this weekend.

Rio Olympics bronze medalist Alec Potts will be among those competing.

It will be held at the Parklands High School sports oval.

On Saturday archers will shoot 144 arrows over four different distances and two different target face sizes.

Distances range from 25m to 90m.

On Sunday it will be a match-play event with a 72 arrow ranking round.