We have to preserve legacy

AS a clay shooter, I read with interest The Crow s report on Nuthampstead Shooting Centre being chosen as a training centre for the Olympic Games. I am pleased for Martin and Nicky Barker, they certainly deserve being recognised for their great faciliti

AS a clay shooter, I read with interest The Crow's report on Nuthampstead Shooting Centre being chosen as a training centre for the Olympic Games.

I am pleased for Martin and Nicky Barker, they certainly deserve being recognised for their great facilities.

But as I understand it, the actual shooting will take place in Woolwich, London, with a new venue being built at a cost of £18-£20 million, only to be knocked down after the Games at a further cost of £5-£7 milllion.

I thought one of the benefits of hosting the Olympic Games in your own country was the legacy it leaves for others in the future.


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Obviously this does not apply to clay shooting.

I'm sure Lord Coe was not honoured with his title of Lord by spending £30 million of tax payers money with nothing to show for it.

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S CONINGSBY

Melbourn

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