The exceptional containment and measures that have been established around the world due to the coronavirus pandemic have made it very difficult to practice many sporting activities and to access the necessary facilities. Archery is a sport that can be performed at close range, so the World Archery Excellence Centre has created a guide with […]
Dear archers, coaches and visitors: We regret to inform you that the WAEC decided to cancel the indoor competition scheduled on Sunday, 15 March to prevent the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus among participants and people coming to the Centre this day. Positive cases are growing in the canton of Vaud and in resident […]
Article written by Maria Peredo Silva. The World Archery Excellence Centre hosted the 22nd annual Indoor de Lausanne tournament, organised by the Compagnie des Archers de Lausanne and supported by the Swiss Archery Association. The competition lasted through the weekend of November 23 and 24, and included both 18 and 25-meter disciplines for recurve and […]
The Egyptian national team organised a training camp at the World Archery Excellence Centre from July 26 to August 6 as a preparation for the African Games that will take place in Rabat, Morocco from August 26 to 30. Recurve men archers Sherif Mohamed, Bahaaeldin Aly, Youssof Tolba, and Aly Amin, and recurve women archers […]
On July 27, the World Archery Excellence Centre was organising the second stage of its Hyundai WAEC Outdoor Challenge; the first stage of the competition had taken place on May 25. 51 archers gathered for the event on this day. While most participants were coming from Swiss or French clubs, the World Archery Excellence Centre […]
The first Summer Kids Camp of the year was taking place at the World Archery Excellence Centre from July 8 to 12. On this occasion, 17 participants discovered archery and enjoyed a week full of sports activities. With a programme full of archery, the children participating to the camp, who were all beginners at the […]
On July 6 and 7, the World Archery Excellence Centre was welcoming French archers Robin Gardeur and Steve Adet for a second instinctive training camp, following the first one they had proposed with AVTA (Association Vaudoise de Tir à l’Arc) in May. 15 participants were present for this second edition, which was following the same […]
The first edition of the Hyundai Outdoor Matchplay Classic, a new competition dedicated to matches, was organised at the World Archery Excellence Centre on July 6. On this occasion, 33 participants joined the competition on the Sportoto outdoor field. After some delay due to the weather conditions, the event could start with a short qualification […]
On June 29 and 30, the Compagnie des Archers de Lausanne organised the 44th edition of its annual competition, the “Challenge de Lausanne”. As last year, recurve archers were shooting on the Sportoto field on Sunday, while they were joined this year by all other categories on Saturday shooting session with compound and instinctive archers. […]
The World Archery Excellence Centre congratulates Ruman Shana for his bronze medal, and Marlyse Hourtou for achieving the Minimum Qualifying Score for Tokyo 2020 at the Hyundai World Archery Championships.
Ruman Shana from Bangladesh benefited in 2018 from an Olympic Solidarity scholarship at the World Archery Excellence Centre. By getting to the third individual place in the World Archery Championships, he also earned a qualification quota place for Bangladesh for the next Olympic Games, taking place in Tokyo, Japan in 2020.
Marlyse Hourtou from Chad is now training since October 2018 at the World Archery Excellence Centre as an Olympic Solidarity scholarship archer, along with Areneo David from Malawi and Mahmoud Abdelwahab from Sudan who started their scholarship in May 2018.
The World Archery Excellence Centre and its staff is proud to have supported their goals and dreams. We wish their results will keep improving to make them reach the gold.
Read more about the Olympic Solidarity scholarship archers’ training at the World Archery Excellence Centre and their participation to the World Archery Championships in the upcoming days on our website.