Hit the target! –  Archery World Cup
TWG 2017

Hit the target! – Archery World Cup

“Say no to doping” – is the motto of the last finals of the third round of the World Cup in Archery (15-16 August).

Third  weekend of August, Pergola, located near Wrocław Centennial Hall, turned into a large archery fields, where the best players of the world competed in classic archery, compound archery and in the team competitions, in the penultimate stage of the Archery World Cup cycle.

Despite Saturday’s heat, “archery” stands filled with sports lovers and tourists, who watched the competitions in compound archery with interest.

The “team” competition was dominated by the representation of Denmark, only “granting” medals in the women’s competition (Russia, Italy and the United States). Gold medals in the individual classification were won by the representatives of India (Abhishek Verma) and Russia (Natalia Avdeeva). The complete results can be seen below.

Broadcasting on the official channel of the World Archery.

Similar situation happened on Sunday (16th of August). Nice weather encouraged and effectively attracted citizens of Wrocław to the Pergola. The final day of competition began again with a team contest, this time in the classic archery.

This time the competition was dominated by representation of the United States of America, who won the competition in both the men and women categories. In the team-mix Mexico has triumphed after hard-fought duel with the representation of India who took the second place.

Both the organizers and the fans were satisfied with the sport leve and organization of the World Cup. The especially prepared position of The World Games 2017 was very popular. Hostesses carried out competitions with the gadgets on the knowledge of the World Games, which will be held in Wrocław in less than two years.

We like organization and the place where the competition are held. We took part in quizzes and we will certainly cheer during The World Games – said Mr. Jakub from Wroclaw, who came to Pergola with his three sons to watch the finals.

The mascots of The World Games 2017, Hansel and Gretel (Jaś i Małgosia are the official names in Polish language), were the special guests, who cheered the players to shoot perfectly and willingly posed for pictures with fans.

Results:

Compound Archery (M) 15.08 gold VERMA Abhishek India
silver
EBADI Esmaeil
Iran
bronze ANDERSON Steve United States of America
Compound Archery (F) 15.08 gold AVDEEVA Natalia Russia
silver USQUIANO Alejandra Columbia
bronze OCHOA Linda Mexico
Compound Archery Team (M) 15.08 gold Denmark
silver United States of America
bronze Italy
Compound Archery Team (F) 15.08 gold Russia
silver Italy
bronze United States of America
Compound Archery Team (Mix) 15.08 gold Denmark
silver Iran
bronze United States of America
Classic Archery (M)  16.08 gold VALLADONT Jean-Charles France
silver GARRETT Zach United States of America
bronze PRILEPOV Anton Belarus
Classic Archery (F) 16.08 gold BROWN Mackenzie United States of America
silver KATO Ayano Japan
bronze RICHTER Elena Germany
Classic Archery Team (M) 16.08 gold United States of America
silver Germany
bronze China
Classic Archery Team (F) 16.08 gold United States of America
silver Georgia
bronze China
Classic Archery Team (Mix) 16.08 gold Mexico
silver India
bronze Belarus

The main organizer of the event was the organization dedicated the Olympic and Paralympic archery, the mission of which is to “promote archery in every corner of the world in accordance with the Olympic ideals” – World Archery. The World Games 2017 was a partner of this event.