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World Archery Championships in Copenhagen was like never before

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623 archers from 96 nations, 1.097 matches, and 10 sets of medals. The 2015 World Archery Championships in Copenhagen was the biggest ever and showed Christiansborg Palace and Copenhagen as an iconic archery setting. More than 55.688 arrows have left the bows in the heart of Copenhagen during the World[…]

VM i bueskydning blev like never before

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623 bueskytter fra 96 nationer, 1.097 kampe og to danske medaljer. VM i bueskydning i København blev ikke bare det største nogensinde. Verdensmesterskabet blev også en triumf for de danske compound skytter og København som sporteventby.   Buen er blevet spændt, sluppet og mere end 55.688 pile sendt afsted mod[…]

Woojin wins second world title in Copenhagen

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With a perfect 30, Kim Woojin secured his second World Archery Champion crown in front of the Danish Parliament. Kim Woojin was 4-0 down to 98th seed Oibek Saidiyev in his first round match at the Copenhagen 2015 World Archery Championships. He rallied, recovered and forced a shoot-off – which[…]

Korea beats Olympic champs to men’s team gold

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All the luck in the eliminations but Italy couldn’t gain a footing in the recurve men’s team gold medal match at the 2015 worlds. Korea beat the reigning Olympic Champion Italians – featuring two returning archers, Michele Frangilli and Mauro Nespoli, from that London 2012 squad – to the recurve[…]

Russian recurve women claim first world title in 28 years

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Entering the Copenhagen 2015 World Championships, the nation had not won a world title in the recurve division since the nation became the Russian Federation in 1991. Russia’s last world championships victory was at Lausanne 1989 event when Stanislav Zabrodsky won the men’s individual and team titles as part of[…]

Copenhagen finals preview: Recurve

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Ki Bo Bae will have a chance at the world title she’s missing, but she will face an in-form Lin Shih-Chia who outpaced her in the ranking round for the top seed. In the men’s event, World Champion back in 2011 Kim Woojin is up for a new world crown[…]

Prince of Denmark crowned King of the World

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Denmark awaited Stephan Hansen’s compound men’s final match at the Copenhagen 2015 World Archery Championships. They were not disappointed. Hansen had won bronze with the Danish compound men’s team during the morning session on Saturday in Copenhagen. He missed the 10-ring just once in his eight arrows in that match,[…]

Double gold for Korea’s Kim Yun Hee

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Heading to Copenhagen, top recurve nation Korea had never won a world gold medal in compound competition. Yun Hee bagged two. Since the reintroduction of archery into the Olympic Games, Korea has been at the top of the leaderboard at international archery events all over the world. But it’s only[…]

Suveræne Stephan Hansen helt urørlig: Vinder VM-guld på hjemmebane

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Den danske compound-skytte Stephan Hansen skød sig på fantastisk vis til guld ved VM i beskydning på hjemmebane i København. I hjertet af den danske hovedstad på Christiansborg Slotsplads vandt Stephan Hansen i sikker stil med 147-143 over inderen Rajat Chauhan og kunne fortjent hænge guldmedaljen om halsen. Det var[…]

Iran wins first world world championship title with compound men

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Asian Games Champion Ebadi makes medal collection “complete” with team title in front of Danish Parliament. Iran went two points down during the first end of the Copenhagen 2015 compound men’s team gold medal match. The deficit, to Canada, remained after a further six arrows. Over the back two ends,[…]