A new Para-Archery high-level event in Nove Mesto nad Metuji (CZE), that confirms its great organization, also in this particular moment. For some archers this was the last chance to get a spot for Paralympic Games and for some other last training before Tokyo2020.
An intense week with 3 events in one: the World Ranking Event, the Continental Quota Tournament and the Final Quota Tournament.
Last European Quotas were assigned to:
France and Slovakia (Recurve Men Open)
Russia and Greece (Recurve Women Open)
Russia and Belgium (Compound Men Open)
Great Britain and Turkey (Compound Men Open)
Hungary (W1 Men Open)
Italy (W1 Women Open)
At the end of the Final Quota Tournament:
Romania and Czech Republic (Recurve Men Open)
Australia and Ukraine (Recurve Women Open)
Australia and France (Compound Men Open)
Spain and Republic of Korea (Compound Women Open)
Turkey and Republic of Korea (W1 Men Open)
Great Britain and Turkey (W1 Women Open)
At the 2021 edition also the Visually Impaired competition, with only three athletes on the shooting line. Daniel Martin Anaya (ESP) was first, beating 6-2 Christos Misos (CYP); third place for Anette Londal (NOR).
In the W1 Women Open Victoria Rumary (GBR) takes the gold, 128-121, against Tereza Brandtlova (CZE); also the third place goes to home-archer Sarka Musilova.
In the Men competition, victory for Yigit Caner Aydin (TUR), 141-139, over Tamas Gaspar (HUN); bronze for Igor Meshkov (RUS).
Jessica Stretton (GBR) is the winner in Compound Women Open, defeating Maria Andrea Virgilio (ITA) 148-139, while Julie Chupin (FRA) is third.
Thrilling shootoff in Compound Men Open between Serhiy Atamanenko (UKR) and Bair Shigaev (RUS), “X” to “10” for the Ukrainian archer; third place for Alisina Manshaezadeh (IRI).
In Recuve Women Open, Elisabetta Mijno (ITA) defeats Zahra Nemati (IRI), 6-4; bronze medal for Vincenza Petrilli (ITA).
Guillaume Toucoullet (FRA) is the winner in Men competition, beating 6-4 Sadik Savas (TUR); Ivan David takes the bronze.
For this event only the MixedTeam competition took place.
In Compound Open MixedTeam, Great Britain beats France, while Russia is third.
In W1 Open MixedTeam Italy is the winner against Czech Republic, bronze for Great Britain.
In Recurve Open MixeTeam victory for Russia against Italy, third position for Turkey.
Tokyo2020 Paralympic Games will take place from August 27 to September 4.
The next European event will be the Youth Cup in Bucharest (ROU), August 2 – 7.