Archery clubs in Nottinghamshire have seen a 70% rise in the number of members since the Olympics.
Sports groups are being given a fund share of one million pounds to create a legacy after the games.
Chris Joyce from the Nottinghamshire Archery Society and members from a club in Burton Joyce have been talking to ITV News Central.
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