BBU Selection Races November 2016


The GBR Selection Races were held in Beitostølen NOR in November, under the excellent organisation of IBU / AABDS Coach Bdr Lee Steve JACKSON 16 Regt RA and Cpl Ben WOOLLEY, on loan from 17 P&M Regt RLC!


Cpl Amanda LIGHTFOOT AGC and Scott DIXON CBNSC were already pre-selected for the World Cup Team and the results from the 2 races are shown here: Selection 2016 – Sprint;   Selection 2016 – 12-5km


The following were selected to represent GBR until Christmas in Trimester 1:


World Cup (WC)  (Manager: Daniel GRAF, GER; Wax Technician: Ilario MADDALIN, ITA)


Cpl Amanda LIGHFOOT    Adjutant General’s Corps (AGC)

Scott DIXON                       CBNSC


IBU Cup (IC)  (Manager: Bdr Lee-Steve JACKSON, 16 Regt RA: Support Staff: Cpl Ben WOOLLEY, 17 P&M Regt RLC)


LBdr Vinny FOUNTAIN       16 Regt RA

Cpl Alex GLEAVE               1 CS Bn REME

Gnr Martin SHAW                26 Regt RA

Hldr Sandy WISHART         4 SCOTS

LCpl Emma DREW  *           6 Regt RLC

Gnr Sam GRIST  *               26 Regt RA


IBU Junior Cup (JC)   (Self-funded; own Support Staff)

Sofie HOPKINS *                 Humberside SG

Holly REES-LAY *                CBNSC


  • Congratulations to these four new GBR female athletes; they have all had an international “baptism of fire” since!