Published on: Wednesday, October 30, 2013
He shot a total of 610 out of a possible 720 points to take the gold in the double 50 metres event, well ahead of second place winner Muhammad Haziq Bin Zaid from Sekolah Sukan Negeri Seksyen 11, Selangor with a score of 593 while Mohd Izzuddin Bin Yusof of Sekolah Sukan Bukit Nanas, Kuala Lumpur took the bronze with 521 points.
Another State archer, also from SMK Datuk Peter Monjuntin, Aelvin Richard was placed fourth in this event.
In the double 30 metres event, Carl had to play second fiddle to Hazig with his total score of 629 as Hazig took the gold with 632 points and Muhammad Syafiq Mohd Ariffin of Sekolah Sukan Bukit Nanas, Kuala Lumpur took the bronze medal with 602 points.
With his accumulated total score of 1,239 points, Carl was declared the overall champion ahead of Muhammad Haziq Zaid with 1,225 points while Mohd Izzuddin Yusof was third with 1,112 points.
Carl Calvin Clarance who has been training under the guidance of Sabah State Archery Association coaches since 2011 had also participated in the first circuit held in Johor from Sept 13- 15.
However, equipment malfunction denied him a good outing and he only managed to finish third overall.
Meanwhile, Carl together with Brian Wong, Sazwani Shafirah and Wilson Foh from SMK St. Francis Xavier, Keningau as well as Ruzaini Rafiuddin B Rasmet from SMK Gunsanad 2, Keningau have been selected to attend the talent camp programme to be held at the National Sports Council Sports Complex in Taman Keramat, Kuala Lumpur from Nov 13-19.