Two days to define all the winners of the 2022 Para-Archery Cup Circuit in the beautiful Wollaton Hall park.
In W1 only two couples were in Nottingham, shooting directly the gold medal matches. Italy (Pellizzari, Tonon) takes the victory 144-125 over Great Britain (Kingstone, Saych).
The Compound open final was decided only at shootoff arrows, again between Italy and Great Britain: 20-18 first place goes to home-archers Paterson Pine, Harris against Virgilio, Bonacina. Third place for France (Rigault Chupin, Guerin) 149-147 over Poland (Markitantova, Dudka).
In recurve open it’s Italy (Petrilli, Travisani) the winner, beating Poland (Olszewska, Ciszek) 5-1; same score also fro Great Britain (Taylor, Phillips) against Latvia (Melle, Jonasts).
In W1 women another gold for Asia Pellizzari (ITA), after mixedteam victory, beating 126-125 Tereza Brandtlova (CZE), third place for Victoria Kingstone.
Martin Saych (GBR) is the winner in W1 men 135-130 over Tamas Gaspar (HUN), while Paolo Tonon (ITA) takes bronze in the derby against his teammate Francesco Tomaselli (ITA).
Italian derby also in the Compound open women final between Maria Andrea Virgilio and Eleonora Sarti, with Virgilio closing the match 135-132. Bronze medal for Phoebe Parterson Pine (GBR) in another derby against Jessica Stretton.
Jamie Harris (GBR) celebrates his victory in Compound open men against Piotr Van Montagu (BEL), 141-139. Marcel Pavlik (SVK) is third over Matteo Bonacina (ITA).
Another victory for Vincenza Petrilli (ITA) in recurve open women: 7-3 against Milena Olszewska (POL). Ieva Melle (LAT) takes bronze over Hazel Taylor (GBR).
First place for Guillaume Toucoullet (FRA) in recurve open men, 7-3, over Stefano Travisani (ITA); while David Phillips (GBR) completes the podium, beating Lukasz Ciszek (POL).
At the end is Italy the first nation in the final medal standing with 9 medals (5 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze) over host-country Great Britain (8 medals) and France (2 medals).
Para-Archery season is now over, looking already at the next one shooting (and dreaming) to be at Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.
We are already jumping to the next European event: Club Teams Cup in Ruse (BUL) live this weekend.