The first European Champions Crowned in Essen

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The Turkish women’s team and the Italian men’s team, the Dutch Mike Schloesser and Sanne de Laat in the mixed doubles as well as the British Ella Gibson and the Dane Mathias Fullerton are the new European champions with the compound.

Team final: Turkish and Italian women celebrate

The Turkish women won the European title almost at the first set of arrows while Hazal Burun, Ayse Bera Suzer and Begum Yuva scored a score of 58 points, the Spanish women missed the first part giving the Turkish women a margin for victory. Thus Turkey came out of the first round with a nine-point lead, increased its lead and easily took home the victory (234:218).

The men’s matches were much more competitive and exciting Marco Bruno, Michea Godano and Federico Pagnoni obtained the decisive advantage in the golden match between Italy and Turkey in the second round when they shot a perfect score and thus beat their opponents by two points . themselves The Danes secured themselves by winning 230:227 against France.


Mixed finals: Mr. and Mrs. Perfect score

Mr. and Mrs. perfect score, Mike Schloesser and Sanne De Laat, gave no chance to the Croatian competitors, Domagoj Buden and Amanda Mlinaric,
with a score of 159 (only one 9 for the Dutch) at 156 they won the title of European Champions.
Bronze went to the Turkish pair Ayse Bera Suzer & Emircan Haney, who beat the Luxembourg team 157:153.


Individual finals: Gibson and Fullerton win the European Championship title

The most exciting match of the day was the one between Ella Gibson (GBR) and Elisa Roner (ITA): both shooters are among the best in their field, Gibson is the current number one in the world, Roner won the European Games l ‘Last year. As a result the entire final was high level and competitive. Before the last pass it was tied (114:114) and both shooters showed their class and nerves with 30 rings. So for the first time the European title was decided in a shoot-off. Ella Gibson scores a 10 to Roner’s 9 and wins her first European title.

Denmark’s Mathias Fullerton secured the most deserved title in the compound competition at the European Championships in Essen. On his way to the final, the 20-year-old third in the world rankings took the European title 147:144 in the final against Israel’s Shamai Yamrom.









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