Hoyt Pro Staffer Gladys Willems

Hoyt Pro Staffer Gladys Willems

Gladys Willems


Gladys Willems

Pro Staff

Name: Gladys Willems
Nationality Belgian
Profession: Nursing
Height: 163 cm
Weight: 56 kg

Gladys is one of the most accomplished archers in history!  Her list of accomplishments and records is nearly endless.  Gladys hails from Belgium where she began shooting at age 12.  She joined the Hoyt Pro Staff Family in 2003.  She loves field archery, especially the European Pro series, with a passion and her favorite tournament every year is the 5 Nations Field Tournament.  Her advice to upcoming archers:  Train, enjoy archery and always be positive!

Other Sponsors:

     -     Easton, Beiter, Silver Line, Stan, Doinker, Europe Archery

Best scores in tournaments

Outdoor

1411/1400 FITA
349/360 70 meter
356/360 60 meter
351/360 50 meter
360/360 30 meter
696/720 2x70 m Olympic round
119/120 Elimination round 12 arrows
172/180 Elimination round 18 arrows
350/360 Elimination round 36 arrows
698/720 50/30

Indoor

589/600 18 m.
178/180 18 m. Elimination round 18 arrows
119/120 18 m. Elimination round 12 arrows
353/360 18 m. Elimination round 36 arrows
573/360 25m.

All Belgian records

4 European records

     -     60M 356/360

     -     50M 353/360

     -     30M 360/360

     -     15 arrow Elimination Match 149/150
1 world record

     -     60M 356/360

National and international Achievements

2001

9 e place World Indoor championship Firenze (ITA)
5 e place World Outdoor championship Beijing (CHN)
11 e place World archery Festival Las Vegas
1st place Belgisch Indoor championship
2nd place Belgian championship Field

2002

2 nd place Europeen archery tournement Nîmes France
18e place European Indoor championships Ankara (TUR)
4e place Grand Prix Porec (CRO)
1st place Grand Prix Erlangen (GER)
18 e place Grand Prix Antalya (TUR)
1st place Grand Prix Circuit
1st place Belgisch Indoor championship
1st place Belgisch Outdoor championship

2003

World champion Indoor Nîmes (FRA)
Vice World Indoor champion Teams Nîmes (FRA)
1st place Belgian Indoor Archery Ranking
1st place teams Belgian Indoor championships
12e place Grand Prix Porec (CRO)
1st place Grand Prix Evry (FRA)
1st place Belgisch Outdoor championship
1st place Belgian Outdoor Archery Ranking
38e place World Outdoor championship New York (USA)

2004

1st place European archery tournament Nîmes France
1st place Belgian Indoor Archery Ranking
2nd place F2F International archery event Amsterdam
5 e place Europeen championship Sassari (ITA)
Vice European Indoor champion Teams Sassari (ITA)
1st place Belgian Outdoor Archery Ranking
1st place Belgian Outdoor championship
1st place teams Belgian Outdoor championship
11 e place Europeen championship Brussel (BEL)
6e place Grand Prix Whyl (GER)

2005

1st place European archery tournament Nîmes France
1st place Belgian Indoor Archery Cup
1st place Belgian Indoor championships
2nd place F2F International archery event Amsterdam
5 e place World Indoor Championship Aalborg (DEN)
1st place Belgian Outdoor Archery Cup
1st place Belgian Outdoor championship teams
16e plaats World Outdoor Championship Madrid (ESP)
4e place World Outdoor Championship Teams Madrid
1st place Belgian Championship Field

2006

1st place Belgian Indoor Archery Cup
1st place teams Belgian Indoor championship
1st place Belgian Indoor championship
3rd place Europeen archery tournement Nîmes France
12 e place Europeen championship Indoor Jean (ESP)
12 e place Grand Prix Porec (CRO)
12 e place Grand Prix Antalya (TUR)
1st place Belgian Outdoor Archery Cup
Vice World champion Field Göteborg
5e place Europeen championship FITA Athene.
8e place Europeen championship FITA Teams Athene
3rd place F2F International archery event Amsterdam

2007

1st place Belgian Indoor Archery Cup
1st place European archery tournament Nîmes France
9 e place World archery Festival Las Vegas
3e place world cup event Varese (ITA)
3e place world cup event Antalya (TUR)
World champion teams FITA Leipzig
28e place World championships Leipzig
9e place world cup event Dover (GBR)
5e place World Cup Ranking

2008

1st place Belgian Indoor Archery Cup
1st place European archery tournament Nîmes France

My motto is: Archery is a great sport which works as addiction. At every shot you feel the force to get the arrow in the middle of ten. This is the ultimate goal with less I am not satisfied.

Coached by: Ernest Mertens.