News Item: RSA comes home with 9 medals from the African Championships
(Category: International Tournaments)
Posted by webmaster
Wednesday 03 February 2016 - 12:56:06

The 11th Federation of African Archery Championships, Olympic & World Games Qualifier was held in Windhoek (NAM)between 28-31 January, with South Africa ranking second overall earning nine medals. The event was dominated by Egypt (12 medals) and Namibia (5 medals) with Kenya earning an Olympic slot. Thirteen countries participated with a tie for 4th place with Kenya, Cote ‘d Ivoire, Morocco and Algeria.

The RSA team did particularly well in the team events.

The Recurve Mens Team (DE KLERK Vivien, DI MATTEO Marco & VAN MOERKERKEN Terence) earned gold, the Recurve Women Team (PRINSLOO Sandra, HULTZER Karen, VAN DYK Yolandi) earned silver, the Compound Men Team (ROUX Patrick, CILLIERS Seppie, CROWTHER Riaan) earned gold, the Compound Women Team (DE WET Lizeth, KUSCHKE Lizl, BRINK Lilian) earned silver, the Recurve Mixed Team (PRINSLOO Sandra, DE KLERK Vivien) earned bronze and the Compound Mixed Team (DE WET Lizeth, ROUX Patrick) earned gold.

In the individual categories, VAN MOERKERKEN Terence (RM) took bronze, CROWTHER Riaan (CM) took silver and ROUX Patrick (CM) took bronze. View the event in our gallery.

This news item is from South African National Archery Association
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