Introduction to Archery

Archery is truly a historic sport – a contest of mind and body control, as well as precision – and has roots dating back to its use as a weapon of hunting and war in ancient times. Since the creation of the bow and arrow, warriors and hunters have competed against each other in archery competitions to prove their targeting skills. Then, as now, concentric circle targets are used, with points increasing as the archers get their shots closer to the centres. For contact details please click on Full story.

Wallace eliminated in Archery

Team Ireland Archer Darren Wallace was defeated in the last 32 elimination round by Italy’s David Pasqualucci..more to follow

Cuthbert exits in last 32 Preliminary round

Sinead Cuthbert exited the women’s preliminary archery competition today at the Tofiq Bahramov Stadium, losing 6-0 to Natalya Banabakoa (Bulgaria). Cuthbert and fellow archer Darren Wallace are delighted to be at this major event and believe its important for the development of their sport to have Irish representatives performing at this level.   Match result […]

Team Ireland Archery Update

Darren Wallace (ranked 52) will face Italy’s David Pasqualucci (ranked 13) on Saturday June 20th following the men’s individual ranking round this morning.         Men’s qualification round 1 results Men’s Elimination June 20th:   Sinead Cuthbert Cunningham (ranked 57) will meet Natalya Erdynieva (ranked 8th) in the 1-32 elimination round […]

European Games Baku 2015 Sport Qualification Systems

We are pleased to attach the Sports Qualification Documents (version 1.0) for 16 of the sports which are confirmed for the inaugural European Games in Baku 2015. These documents may be liable to some small changes and clarifications by the European Federations and we will inform you of these as they happen. Update: Please click […]
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