Olympic Debutant Captures European Youth Title
Jul25

Olympic Debutant Captures European Youth Title

Spain’s Adriana Martin beat Bryony Pitman in the recurve junior women’s final, 7-3.   “In just one season, I’ve achieved nearly more than in all my years of shooting,” said Adriana. “I’ve always had good results but never won a medal especially not a gold.” Martin qualified third at the 2016 European Youth Archery Championships in Bucharest, two spots behind another Rio-bound junior archer in Yasemin Anagoz, from Turkey, pictured...

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All for one and all for the Koreans
Jun21

All for one and all for the Koreans

At the biggest and hottest World Cup ever (so far) in Antalya, Turkey, there was a lot at stake for many nations. It was a week of joy for some and tears for many, announced retirements and a great display of archery by the Korean athletes. Here are some photos and facts to summon up the week. Colombian Sara Lopez keeps her winning streak Being the longest number one seed in the history of the World Cups and probably with the longest...

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Posterboy wins European Champs
May31

Posterboy wins European Champs

At the 2016 European Archery Championships in Nottingham, England, reigning World Archery Field Champion JC Valladont put in a determined performance to oust 16-year-old Mete Gazoz. The podium for the finals was situated at Old Market Square in the city centre in Nottingham and was packed for recurve Sunday. Both JC and Mete shot two 10s and a nine to open the match. While Mete kept the same score in the second set, JC shot one point...

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Shanghai Favorites
May06

Shanghai Favorites

With a photo count of 3883 for the week and the batteries already charged for the next event in Medellin, Colombia, it was not easy to select my favorites from Shanghai so I asked some friends to select their favorites. Below are their picks. Sjef van den Berg standing tall in between the high rises of Shanghai financial district. Morning sun rising over the field of play.   Getting some love from the Korean compound women....

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Review highlights Shanghai 2016
May03

Review highlights Shanghai 2016

With the sun setting in Shanghai it is time to look back and reflect on a great starter of the World Cup season 2016. Well….. at least for some. The week had everything; rain, sun, drama, world records and happy faces at the end. It is going to be one to remember. Without going in to too much details here is a summary of the interresting happenings during the week. Qualification Deepika Kumari came close to shooting a world...

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