The Czech and Italian para archers beat world marks at para archery international tournament held this week in Almere, Netherlands.
Beijing 2008 Olympic Champion ZHANG Juanjuan was at the Shanghai 2015 Archery World Cup stage, as a spectator. World Archery caught up with her as she recalled those special moments from Beijing and revealed what she’s been up to since the Olympic win.
At least 12 athletes will compete in VI1 and VI2/3 categories at the Donaueschingen 2015 World Archery Para Championships; marking the reintroduction of visually impaired divisions at world competition.
Experienced archers Bérengère SCHUH and Jean-Charles VALLADONT will lead the French recurve team at the Olympic quota tournament in Copenhagen, Denmark from 26 July to 2 August.
Athletes, coaches and officials participating in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games be aware of Rule 40 of the Olympic Charter on the use of participant's image for advertising purposes.
Newcomer to Korea’s senior squad KANG Chae Young won three gold medals but Riau EGA AGATHA stopped a Korean clean sweep of the individual recurve podiums.
China’s only hope of a medal in Shanghai rested on its recurve mixed team, into a bronze final with Mexican pair ROMAN and SERRANO. Korea contested gold with Japan. Both matches needed shoot-offs.
With blustery wind making it difficult for teams to keep arrows in the middle, Japan capitlised on Korean reds in the recurve men’s final. Korea’s women had better luck.
White shirts all over the field in Shanghai as Korea, Japan, Germany, Mexico and Spain go for recurve medals in 2015. The Koreans have been beaten on the world stage but, as always, it will take a performance to do so.
PEINEAU led from the start of his Shanghai 2015 final, a defence of the medal he won last year. He let Mr Perfect force a shoot-off in the last end, but the Frenchman rose to the challenge.