Ayre Clay Shooting Range, Blue Point
The Isle of Man Sports Council announces additional
funding for the completion of the Olympic Trench Layout
June 2000 saw the Official Opening of the Olympic
Trench at the Ayres Club by Alan Bell MHK, Home Affairs Minister.
The new facilites were successfully used in the recent Mini Commonwealth
Games for the Universal Trench Competition, operating with 5 traps.
To bring the trench up to full Olympic standard a further 10 traps
needed to be purchased. Following discussions between the Sports
Council and the Organising Committee for this years Games, it was
agreed to support the purchase of the additional equipment.
The Olympic Trench, soon to be upgraded from 5 traps to 15
Ayre Clay Club Host Mini Commonwealth
Championships June 2000
The flags of participating Nations seen flying in the background
in front of the Club House at Blue Point