First stage of European Para-Archery Cup 2018 is over after another great week of archery.
A sunny day in Olbia (ITA), for today Finals, to celebrate all the individual winners in Recurve Open, Compound Open and W1 Open.
RECURVE OPEN – Stefani TRAVISANI (ITA) is the winner 6-4 against Ireneusz KAPUSTA (POL), while Anton ZIAPAEV (RUS) takes the bronze, 7-1 against Tomohiro UEYAMA (JPN). In women competition Svetlana BARANTSEVA (RUS) wins 6-4 against Elisabetta MIJNO (ITA) and Milena OLSZEWSKA (POL) is third, 6-4 against Ran Sook KIM (KOR).
COMPOUND OPEN – Jonathon MILNE (AUS) takes the gold only after the shootoff arrow: X to 10 over Alberto Simonelli (ITA), third place for Eric PEREIRA (FRA). Jane Karla GOGEL (BRA) is the winner beetwen the women against Stepanida ARTAKHINOVA (RUS), while Miho NAGANO (JPN) is third.
W1 OPEN – On the top of podium is once again David DRAHONINSKY (CZE), second place for Daniele CASSIANI (ITA) and bronze for Igor MESHKOV (RUS). Jo FRITH (GBR) is the winner against her team-mate Victoria RUMARY (GBR), third place for Liliana OLIVEROS (ESP).
In the final medal standings home-nation ITALY is first with 10 medals (2 golds, 5 silvers and 3 bronzes), followed by RUSSIA with 8 medals and third position for GREAT BRITAIN with 4 medals.
Next and final stage of Para-Archery Cup will be in Nove Mesto nad Metuji (CZE) from 30 June to 8 July; but, just the week before, in Patras (GRE) there will be the European Youth Championships.