In the blistering heat during the third
leg of the Archery World Cup series in Wroclaw, Poland, Team Hoyt shooters won
10 out of the 12 individual medals. This includes three gold medals out of the
In the womens recurve USA’s Mackenzie
Brown made her first ever individual World Cup medal a Gold medal to remember! Mackenzie also teamed up with fellow Team Hoyt members Lanola Pritchard and Khatuna Lorig to bring home yet another gold medal.
Elena Richter (GER) took home the bronze
medal after defeating another team Hoyt shooter, Kristine Esebua from Georgia.
Kristine did not go home empty handed, however, as she and her all Hoyt team mates from
Georgia won the silver medal in the team rounds earlier that day.
The recurve men was a clean sweep for Team
Hoyt. World Field Champion Jean Charles Valladont (FRA) battled
against Zach Garrett (USA) to take the gold. Both were tied after regular scoring
and a shoot-off decided who would take the top spot. Anton Prilepov
(BLR) left with the bronze medal.
In the team rounds the all Prodigy men
from the USA took the gold back home.
In the compound womens division Alejandra
Usqiuano from the super team of Columbia won the silver medal while Mexico’s
own Linda Ochoa-Anderson finished the tournament in third position.
Another clean sweep for the day in the
compound mens class by the PodiumX. India’s Abishek Verma defeated Asian Games
champion Esmaeil Abadi (IRI) for gold. Abadi member of the all Hoyt team from
Iran who recently won the world title in the compound mens team division in
bronze medal went to Steve Anderson from the USA.