Archers Set Records In World Championships

June 20, 2024 | 0 Comments

Bermuda archers shot new National Records at the Hyundai Archery World Championships.

Jaydon Roberts achieved the minimum qualifying score for consideration in the Olympic Games at the Hyundai Archery World Cup Stage III in Antalya, Turkey, yesterday [June 19]. Roberts shot 643 to finish 97th of 137 archers in the qualifying round of the men’s 70 metres recurve competition.

The 18-year-old, who has already qualified for the Junior Pan American Games in Asuncion, Paraguay, next year, broke his junior national record of 622.

Camerin Pickering, who shot a 642 to finish 101st, is also eligible for Paris after meeting the minimum score requirement with a 642 earlier this year.

Also competing in Antalya, Bernard Wade III shot 596 to place 131st.

The National Archery Association of Bermuda will learn if it has secured a men’s Olympic position on Monday [June 24].

Meanwhile, Robin Selley achieved a new junior female recurve 70 metres national record in Antalya, shooting a score of 588 to beat her previous best of 566.

She placed 111 of 126 competitors in the qualification round.

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