Bourne archer Carl Harding wins Invictus Games gold

142207_ARCHERY_23/7/14''Jeff Marshman, experiencing the Olympic sport of archery with the Southsea Archery Club for the first time for a 'Give it a go' 'Event pictured at Southsea Castle, Southsea. ''Picture: Allan Hutchings (142207-062) PPP-140723-234351003
142207_ARCHERY_23/7/14''Jeff Marshman, experiencing the Olympic sport of archery with the Southsea Archery Club for the first time for a 'Give it a go' 'Event pictured at Southsea Castle, Southsea. ''Picture: Allan Hutchings (142207-062) PPP-140723-234351003

An archer from Bourne has won a gold medal at the Invictus Games in London.

RAF veteran Carl Harding was part of the Great Britain team which took the top prize in the mixed team compound open archery match on Friday.

Harding, who was injured during his service with the RAF and has since has been involved in a number of archery events, won the final against the USA alongside team mates Michael Hall and Andrew Philipps.

The Invictus games is a new competition championed by Prince Harry.

Over the weekend more than 400 competitors from 13 nations have competed in the competition which is for wounded, injured and sick Servicemen and women.

The teams are from the armed forces of nations that have served alongside each other.