Personally i can see Ian's point, least i think this is what is meant?
The top ladies (for example) in Norway were putting in some very good scores and beating many of the men.
Same for the Juniors.
thus, why give a prize for say top lady, who might have been (for example) 13th overall, when 11th and 12 th place got noting, yet hit more targets than the top lady.
The rewards should come from hitting the most targets, as thats wha the competion is about.
I think one of the plus facts aout Ft is that it is not a "strength" sport, so being a man is not really an advantage. thus, as Ian says there is a case for having an open one suit all class.
As a compramise, perhas there should be only a first place prize for the Vet, lady + junior, and other prizes spread futher down the "open" class??
I am refereing to pcp only as i do regard springers as harder to shoot "wel"l for most.
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