European Titles Awarded in Recurve

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Katharina Bauer (Raubling) was crowned queen at the European Archery Championships in Essen: the 28-year-old became the most successful shooter with the Olympic recurve bow with two gold medals (individual and mixed) and one bronze (team). The Turkish Mete Gazoz created a novelty With his European title, he became the first archer to become Olympic, World and European champion.



The Germans started the final day successfully: Katharina Bauer, Charline Schwarz and Elisa Tartler won the bronze match against the Italians 6:2 (52-55, 54-53, 55-53, 54-52). The French secured the gold in an exciting final by defeating the Netherlands 5:3 (55-55, 50-51, 52-51, 52-50).

The men completed the French team’s perfect day: unlike their compatriots, their golden triumph was never in danger at 6:0 (53-51, 52-50, 57-56). Thomas Chirault, Jean-Charles Valladont and Baptiste Addis won all three sets. The Turkish men won the bronze after a thrilling shoot-off with 29-28 against the Netherlands.



Katharina Bauer and Florian Unruh (GER) met Bryony Pitman and Connor Hall from Great Britain in the final and with the result of 6:2 (36-35, 35-35, 38-38, 38-36) the German couple won the title of European Champions. The Dutch Steve Wijler and Laura van der Winkel secured the bronze with a 5:1 (37-37, 38-36, 35-34) against Mete Gazoz and Fatma Marasli (TUR).


Individual Finals:

Katharina Bauer wins the gold medal and the European title against the Spanish Canales with 6-4 (28-27, 28-29, 27-26, 25-29, 28-25) at the end of a thrilling clash. France’s Lisa Barbelin secured the bronze by beating Tatiana Andreoli 6-0 (27-23, 27-25, 28-27).

In the men’s competition, spectators witnessed a display of strength and were present for a very special archery moment: Turkish superstar Mete Gazoz won 6-0 (29-25, 26-25, 30-28 ) against the courageous but Slovenian Habjan Malavasic. The bronze went to Jean-Charles Valladont in the all-French duel, who beat Baptiste Addis 6-0 (28-27, 28-27, 28-26).


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