Archery Victoria

Other Awards

This section is to celebrate significant successes by Archery Victoria members – including World Records, and other notable awards that are received outside of competition.

This includes recognition of achievements at the State, National, or International levels.

Our congratulations go to the recipients of these awards, and our thanks for the promotion of this sport through the recognition received from outside Sporting, Media, & Government bodies.

For inclusions to this list, please notify Archery Victoria via email to :


John Womersley OAM – Order of Australia Medal – Services to Archery


Hans Wright OAM – Order of Australia Medal – Services to Archery


Alec Potts – World Record – 585/600 – Recurve Cadet Male FITA 1 Indoor (18m) (27/7/11)


Karina Marshall – Archery Australia Archer of the Year


Guenter Licht – Archery Australia Archer of the Year


Ben Howell – Outstanding Sporting Achievement – Victorian School Sports Awards

Dawn Nelson-Furnell – World Record – 1314/1440 – Recurve Master Women WA 60/1440 (17/9/16)


Dawn Nelson-Furnell – World Record – 662/720 – Recurve Master Women WA 60/720 (3/6/18)

Dawn Nelson-Furnell – Exceptional Sportsmanship Award – World Masters Championships (18/8/18)

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