Fresh off winning a world cadet silver medal, Jan VAN TONGEREN has been named to the Netherlands’ senior squad for Copenhagen 2015.
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.
Over the past decade and thanks to the Archery World Cup, World Archery has seen the level of its international athletes increase as steadily as participation figures – and will hold its biggest World Archery Championships ever in the summer.
Olympic Champion KI Bo Bae did not shoot for Korea in 2014, instead acting as a pundit for national TV. In 2015, she’s back on the team – and will compete at the World Archery Championships this summer.
The first deadline for nominations to World Archery official positions is 25 April.
Today marks exactly 100 days to go until the world’s best archers draw bows, release strings and let arrows fly for the first time at the 2015 World Archery Championships in Copenhagen.
The eight-person Korean recurve and compound men’s and women’s squads are now halfway through the selection process that will decide the three-athlete teams sent to Copenhagen.
An iconic scenery with the Danish Parliament as background, and the crème de la crème of archers from more than 75 countries all aiming for a World Championships medal
Both finals days will be ticketed, with individual seats starting at around 15 USD per session – and 40 USD for all-weekend access