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8 September
2019 Archery World Cup Final Held in Moscow
The Archery World Cup Final was held at the Luzhniki Olympic Complex on September 6-7, 2019. GUM for the first time was the national sponsor of the competition.
Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation Pavel Kolobkov, Deputy Mayor of Moscow for regional security and informational policy Alexander Gorbenko, and Bosco di Ciliegi Board Chairman Mikhail Kusnirovich were among the audience.
The truly massive opening ceremony on September 6 was hosted by Ivan Urgant. The participants were welcomed by Vice Premier of the Russian Federation Olga Golodets, World Archery President Uğur Erdener, Russian Archery Federation President Vladimir Esheev.
Sara Lopez (Columbia) won in the compound final among women, with Natalia Avdeeva (Russia) taking second place, Sophie Dodemont (France) – third place. Mike Schloesser (Netherlands) won first place in the compound final among men, Braden Gellenthien (USA) – second place, Daniel Munoz (Columbia) – third place. The Republic of Korea took the gold in the recurve mixed team final, USA finished first in the compound mixed team final.
Kang Chae Young finished first in the recurve final among women, Tan Yating (Chinese Taipei) – second, Zheng Yichai (China) – third. Brady Elisson (USA) took the gold in the recurve final among men, Mauro Nespoli (Itali) – silver, Sjef Van Den Berg (Netherlands) – bronze.
Bosco, a partner of the Russian Federation of archery, offered valuable prizes to the winners of a special competition among audience members for hitting the bull’s eye with a single arrow. No one won the Longines watch, however, Ruslan Fedotov won the Bosco sport apparel set with 9 points!
Moscow hosted such a large-scale archery competition for the first time since the 1980 Olympics. Moscow joined Medellin, Shanghai, Antalya, and Berlin as the host city of this year’s World Cup.

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