Patrick Huston


Patrick Huston was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland on January 5th, 1996 and is the Archer. At the age of 28, Patrick Huston biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

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January 5, 1996
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Patrick Huston Life

Patrick Huston (born 5 January 1996) is a British competitive archer from Belfast, Northern Ireland.

He held three world championship titles under the age of 16 and later competed with Team GB's archery squad in the 2016 Summer Olympics, losing in the second round to eventual champion Ku Bon-chan of South Korea.

Huston now trains full-time for Archery UK under senior national coach Richard Priestman, while remaining a long-serving member of East Belfast Archery Club.

Early life

Adrian and Felicity Huston, both of whom served as tax examiners, became interested in archery as an eight-year-old student at Cabin Hill Primary School. Huston began to demonstrate his potential to the sport by joining and serving as a mainstay of Campbell College's archery team under his tutelage.

Huston, a fourteen-year-old boy who joined the Northern Ireland Elite Squad, started training part-time as an archer and then began competing in both local and regional tournaments regularly. Huston founded his own East Belfast Archery Club across the Tullycarnet Community Centre in September 2011. In 2014, he graduated Campbell College to train full-time at Lillleshall National Sporting Centre.


Patrick Huston Career


He rose to prominence in the international archery scene in 2013 after winning a series of two Gold medals in individual and team recurve respectively at the World Youth Championships in Wuxi, China. He captured the Gold Individuals Junior Men's Recurve and also Bronze in the Recurve Junior Men's Team at the European Field Archery Championships in Terni, Italy. Huston was selected by the British Olympic Committee (BOA) as one of the country's top athletes for the 2013 Olympic Athlete of the Year award for archery, thanks to his early success in archery.

At the World Archery Field Championship in Zagreb, Croatia, 2014 and Huston continued to work with Gold (Junior Men's Team).

At the Archery GB National Series in Exmouth, he tied for his first individual gold medal in the senior division of the World Archery Cup series in Marrakech, Morocco, during his 2015 season. Huston earned a bronze medal in the men's individual recurve at the 2016 European Championships in Nottingham, securing a spot in Team GB's Olympic archery squad ahead of his Olympic debut in Rio de Janeiro.

Huston was selected to represent the British squad as a lone male archer in the individual recurve tournament at the Summer Olympics in 2016, but only in the individual recurve tournament. He began with a total score of 656 points, 82 of a flawless ten, to obtain the thirty-eighth seed from a field of 64 archers in the classification round. Huston stunned the Dutchman and London 2012 fourth-place finalist Rick van der Ven with a two-set advantage at 6–4 in the first round before losing in his second match in three sets to eventual champion Ku Bon-chan of South Korea. He retired with a bronze medal in Junior Men's Recurve at the Dublin World field championships.

2017 - Derek made history by becoming the first archer to win the Great Britain National Recurve Championship three times in a row. He also earned gold medals in Slovenia (World Ranking Event) - Gold Recurve & Gold Recurve Mixed Team in Target discipline. Silver Men's Recurve & Bronze Men's Recurve Team competed in the European Field Championships (also Slovenia). With teammate Naomi Folkard, he gained Bronze in the Recurve Mixed Team at the World Championships in Mexico City. In Men's Recurve, he received Silver at the Indoor World Cup in Marrakech. At the World Cup stage in Luxembourg, the Silver Men's Recurve has won the Silver Men's Recurve.

At the World Cup in Antalya, 2018, a Bronze Men's Team competed.

2018 - May - Huston was chosen to compete in the 2019 European Games in Minsk, Belarus, with over 100 other athletes in ten sports, including silver in Mixed Team Recurve. He and 5 Archery GB colleagues secured the maximum 6 spots at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in June, a three-woman team and a 3-man team. He took Gold and Silver in the Men's Recurve team and Bronze in the Men's Recurve Individual at the Aphrodite Cup in Cyprus.

Due to Covid's reign, there were practically no international competitions in 2020. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics have been postponed for one year.

In the Men's Recurve Individual competition at the Paris Archery World Cup Stage 3, 2021 saw him reach the final four. In July, he will represent in his second Olympics (the postponed Tokyo 2020 Games).

He is ranked 106th in the world as of June 2021.


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