Archery: 47th Annual International Tournament held

Sunday, April 3, 2016, 22:18

Gavin Muscat

The Archery Association of Malta will be hosting its 47th International Tournament on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th April at its outdoor range in Marsa. Maltese athletes will be competing against British and Italian archers in two full FITA rounds. Participants are categorised into three main groups according to their bow of choice. More specifically, the Olympic Recurve Bow, Compound Bow and Bare Bow will feature in this competition. Athletes will competitively shoot a total of 288 arrows over the two days and at various distances. Bare Bow  archers will shoot at targets set 20, 30, 40 and 50 metres away, while Olympic Recurve and Compound archers will shoot at targets set 30, 50, 70 and 90 meters downfield.

The public is invited to attend from 9am onwards on both dates. The range is accessible through Marsa Sports Club grounds and entrance is free.





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