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Alice Ingley

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Alice Ingley
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Ingley at the Australian National Archery Championship
Personal information
Nationality Australia
Residence Western Australia
Country Australia
Sport Archery
Event(s) Recurve bow
Club Yokine Archery Club
Achievements and titles
National finals 1st (2010 Australian Junior National Championships)
2nd (2009 Australian Senior National Championships)

Alice Ingley is an Australian archer from Western Australia. She competes for the Yokine Archery Club, and made her national debut in 2007 at the Australian Junior National Championships. She first competed internationally in 2009 at the World Cup 2 in Turkey.


Ingley is from Western Australia[1] and has lived in the Australian Capital Territory.[2] Her British ancestors lived in the same area as the historical Robin Hood.[3][4] She is right handed.[1] Beyond archery, she has played netball, Karate, swimming, gymnastics, tennis, athletics and soccer.[5]

Ingley attended Lake Ginninderra College[5] and Edith Cowan University, where she is studying for a Bachelor of Arts degree.[1]


Ingley first started in archery when she was 12 years old.[1][3] Her brothers and fathers were involved in the sport at the time.[3] When she was fifteen, she earned a scholarship at the Australian Institute of Sport, where she was based for two and a half years.[3][4] She competes in club competitions for the Yokine Archery Club.[3][4][5] She trains there with her older brother, Callum Ingley.[4] She is coached by Simon Fairweather, who has been her coach since 2009.[5]

2007 Australian Junior National Championships was her the first national competition.[5] 2009 was a busy year, during which Ingley accomplished several things in the sport.[3][4] Her first international competition was the 2009 World Cup 2 in Turkey.[5] That year, she also earned three Australian Youth Olympic titles.[3][4] She finished second at the 2009 Australian Senior National Championships.[5]

2010 was another busy year, which included a first-place finish at the 2010 Australian Junior National Championships, where she led the field by 155 points.[5] She participated in the Youth Olympics in Singapore, Australia's only female archer at the Games.She was eliminated in the quarter-final round of the individual women's recurve event, finishing ninth overall.[2][4] In the mixed team event, she and teammate Ben Nott finished fifth.[4] She was then named to the Australian archery team for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.[5]

Ingley competed in several events in 2011, including the Chinese hosted World University Games[4] and the World Archery Youth Championships in Poland.[4] In September 2011, she was named to the Australian archery shadow Olympic team,[6] attended a national team training camp in Canberra in September 2011[6] and then went to London in October 2011 for the Olympic test event at Lord's Cricket Ground.[3][4] She made the podium at the Oceania Olympic Qualifying competition in January 2012.[7][8][9][10] She attended a national team training camp in Canberra in March 2012.[6] At the 2012 national championships in the team recurve event, she was part of Archery Western Australia's team. In the team target part, she had a score of 2,548.[11] At the 2012 National Target Archery Championships, she finished second as a member of AWA.[12] In March at the 2012 Olympic Games Nomination Shoot Results, she finished second with a score of 2548.[13]


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  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Singapore Youth Olympics 2010: Alice Ingley". 2011-09-05. Retrieved 2012-06-03. 
  6. ^ a b c Warhurst, Lucy (5 September 2011). "Archery Australia High Performance Program Update". Archery Australia. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  7. ^ "Archers bang on target". Melbourne, Victoria: The Age. 3 January 2012. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  8. ^ "Archer Ryan Tyack aims for London glory". The Australian. 30 December 2011. Retrieved 2012-06-03. 
  9. ^ "Australian archers dominate Oceania qualifying tournament". The Australian. 3 January 2012. Retrieved 2012-06-03. 
  10. ^ "Archery: Australian squad head to NZ for Olympic qualifiers – Sport – NZ Herald News". 2011-12-29. Retrieved 2012-06-03. 
  11. ^ "2012 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS" (PDF). Tuggeranong, Australian Capital Territory: Archery Australia. March 2012. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 
  12. ^ "2012 National Target Archery Championships" (PDF). Tuggeranong, Australian Capital Territory: Archery Australia. March 2012. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 
  13. ^ Archery Australia