Indoor Championships to start the 2019 European archery season


In Samsun (TUR) everything is ready for the first European event of 2019 archery season.


25 countries and 184 total competitors on the shooting line, this week in Samsun (TUR); trying to catch the 2019 Indoor Titles.

The European Indoor Championships will open the new archery year, the first event of a very (outdoor) exciting season with the 2nd edition of European Games in Minsk and quotas for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.


Tuesday 26 Feb: Official Practice and Opening Ceremony

Wednesday 27 Feb: Qualification Rounds (Junior categories in the morning and Senior in the afternoon)

Thursday 28 Feb: Individual (morning) and Team (afternoon) Eliminations

Friday 1 Mar: Team Finals (Junior in the morning and Senior in the afternoon)

Saturday 2 Mar: Individual Finals (Junior in the morning and Senior in the afternoon)



Only Erdal Meric DAL, from Turkey, will defend his title in Recurve Junior Men won in Vittel 2017.



End-by-end (and arrow-by-arrow for Finals) results will be available on and on dedicated InfoSystem page. In additions, Live Twitting Result will be available on WAE twitter profile (@archeryeurope), starting from elimination rounds.



Don’t miss pictures, day-by-day, on WAE official photogallery: here.



Samsun is a city on the north coast of Turkey with a population over half a million people. It is the provincial capital of Samsun Province and a major Black Sea port. The growing city has two universities, several hospitals, shopping malls, a lot of light manufacturing industry, sports facilities and an opera.

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk began the Turkish War of Independence here in 1919.

Samsun hosted the World Cup Archery Finals 2018, last September. 



Follow WAE facebook page and socialize with official hashtag #EICSamsun19.

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