The Lockdown Knockout competitions continue with the recurve archers to compete for Qualification on 5th-8th June.

This will be the second encounter under Lockdown Knockout series. The first event was held in May and won by¬†Colombia’s Sara Lopez.

According to World Archery the eight archer’s who will compete in the 2nd remote tournament are: Brady Ellison,¬†Crispin Duenas,¬†Bernardo Oliveira,¬†Steve Wijler,¬†Aida Roman,¬†Casey Kaufhold,¬†Yasemin Anagoz¬†and¬†Gaby Bayardo.

According to the game plan:

  • Each archer will shoot a 60-arrow 18-metre during the qualification round being held between 5-8 June.
  • The archer’s will then be seeded and placed in a bracket, men on the left and women on the right.
  • Matches start on 13th and continue till 21 June.
  • Each will be streamed live, start at 17h00 CET (Central European Time) and the winner will advance to the next round.
  • The final will be between a male and female archer, with the victor receiving 1000 CHF and runner-up 500 CHF in prize money.

One Line Bio of the competing Archer’s is:

  • Brady Ellison, USA:¬†Five-time Hyundai Archery World Cup Champion and reigning World Archery Champion.
  • Crispin Duenas, Canada:¬†Three-time Olympian and reigning Pan American Games Champion.
  • Bernardo Oliveira, Brazil:¬†Represented hosts Brazil at the 2016 Olympic Games and finished fourth at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games.
  • Steve Wijler, Netherlands:¬†Reigning European Champion and runner-up at the 2019 European Games.
  • Aida Roman, Mexico:¬†Silver medallist at the London 2012 Olympic Games with more than 40 international podiums.
  • Casey Kaufhold, USA:¬†Triple medallist at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games, with golds in the team and mixed team events and individual bronze.
  • Yasemin Anagoz, Turkey:¬†Reigning European Champion and runner-up at the 2018 Hyundai Archery World Cup Final.
  • Gaby Bayardo, Netherlands:¬†Bronze medallist at the 2019 European Games; former Mexican archer who recently qualified first Dutch spot at the Olympics in decades.

Schedule – Matches will begin at 17h00 CET.

  • 5-8 June ‚Äď Qualification period (filmed)
  • 13-16 June ‚Äď Quarterfinals (live)
  • 18-19 June ‚Äď Semifinals (live)
  • 21 June ‚Äď Final (live)

Selection and safety

  • The Lockdown Knockout¬†is purely invitational. English-speaking international archers in European and American time zones were considered based on fan following, geographical distribution and access to the appropriate technology.
  • Only archers who could safely shoot in socially distanced settings and accordance with local health guidelines are permitted to participate.
  • World Archery has suspended its international competition calendar due to the current outbreak of COVID-19. No physical events will take place before the start of September, with the situation reviewed monthly.

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