The main awards of the upcoming World Cup Finals 2019 in crossbow shooting are already waiting for their heroes. Big and Small Crystal Globes have been delivered to the IAU office and very soon they will leave for Munich (Germany) and Dubrava (Croatia) – the cities hosting the grand tournaments in “Match” and “Field” divisions.
The 20th World Crossbow Championship in Ulyanovsk became the 1st IAU event combining active IAU athletes and invited guests. The “beginners” competed in a separate category. “Guests” competitions turned out to be spectacular and interesting and brought some benefits as well. Many athletes who participated in crossbow competitions for the first time, took the initiative and are going to set up crossbow federations in their countries. The IAU President Pero Stojnic told us about the future policy of IAU development and extension.
The IAU World Cup Final in “Field” division is to tale place on December 5-8 in Dubrava, Croatia. The best crossbow shooters of the world according to IAU ranking list will compete once again for the main trophy – a small crystal globe, and the duel format of competitions will certainly impress all the spectators and fans. Learn about all the detals of the forthcoming tournament as well as the surprises prepared by the organizers in an exclusive interview with Branko Pereglin.
The 14th European Crossbow Cup (Indoor 18m) took place In Slavonski Brod, Croatia, in six categories from 5th to 6th October 2019. This year the competition was held in a new format with targeting team and individual competitions on the first day, and on the second day the first 32 shooters competed according to the scoring table 1/32; 2/31; 3/30 ... and so on to the winner.
International Crossbow Shooting Union congratulates Vasiliy Lesnikov on his appointment as the Chairman of the Crossbow Shooting Federation of Russia!
A junior Champion of Israel in rifle shooting, a 15-year-old guest of the 20th World Crossbow Championship in Match and Field divisions, Olga Tashchieva has not only captured the hearts and minds of spectators and strict judges, but also hit a bull’s eye. The young athlete managed to win the first place becoming the best shooter in Match division in “Guests” category. The crossbow beginner and her father and coach Alexander Tashchiev told about their impressions, discoveries, new friends and emotions in an exclusive interview.