“W” as Women, “W” as Winter – Baku2015Archery


Today is the Women Day at European Games – Baku 2015.

After a long day, from 1/16 till the Gold Medal match, now we know the podium of the Women Event:

Gold Medal – Karina WINTER (GER)

Silver Medal – Maja JAGER (DEN)

Bronze Medal – Alicia MARIN (ESP)

Quotes from Karina WINTER (GER) after beating Maja JAGER (DEN) to win the gold medal in the women’s individual competition at Tofiq Bahramov Stadium.


On her performances on Sunday:

“I shot so many tens today. Two perfect scores, it was just amazing. I had that feeling, I was in that flow. I was so confident and focused. And my technique worked out.”

On winning the gold medal:

“This is really special. I saw the mixed team and the teams (events) and it was the (European Games) title for the very first time. I have that title as well. It is just amazing.”

Quotes from silver medallist Maja JAGER (DEN).


On winning a silver medal: 

“I was not expecting this before I came. We had changed my technique. It was not settled, but during practice it settled a bit more and made it possible to win a medal.”

On WINTER (GER) shooting a perfect score of 30 in the fourth set to win the match:

“She shot really well. That’s a perfect score. There’s not much I could do in the end.”

“She has been in the game a while and she deserves to win.”

Quotes from Alicia MARIN (ESP) winner of the bronze medal in the women’s individual archery competition, defeating Evangelia PSARRA (GRE) 6-4.

Alicia MARIN (ESP)

On winning the bronze medal:

“I can’t believe I won the bronze medal. All the work has paid off.”

On scoring a perfect 30 in the fourth set:

“I was nervous in the match, but was confident I would make it. Scoring 30 motivated me, but my focus stayed the same.”

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