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Caroline Povey

Caroline Povey.

The 35-year-old shooter, from Tansley and a member of the Joe Neville Shooting School Club, is the reigning Olympic Trap Commonwealth Games bronze medallist and finished eighth in the World Championships in Spain representing Great Britain and won the Home International tournament.

Caroline says: "During my peak competition season I train five times per week. This will be a combination of technical shooting training, physical training and competitions.

"I train at Matlock with my coach and father Olympian Joe Neville. Due to the support I receive from DIS, I am able to train abroad at Grand Prix events during the winter months to prepare for my international competition season which usually starts in March with the beginning of the World Cup series.

Last year my best result was 12th in a World Cup and domestically my best result was winning the Home International which is a competition between the Home Nations. I also had fantastic results in Grand Prix's in Malaga and Cyprus, where I was the top qualifier.

"I am now solidifying my technique and improving my physical fitness and I will be aiming to be selected for the Great Britain World Cup team in 2016.

"My longer term focus is to be selected for the 2018 Commonwealth Games and build on my successful Glasgow 2014 Games where I won a bronze medal.

"None of my training and competition success would be possible without the support I receive from ICON and I feel very privileged to be part of their talented athlete scheme."