Dielen sets Centre’s 1st world record

Swiss recurve women Nathalie Dielen scored 564/600 on the 60 arrows 25-metre ranking round at the World Archery Excellence Centre. Nathalie Dielen scored 564 out of a possible 600 points to set a new recurve women masters’ world record during the 19th Lausanne Indoor Tournament held at the brand-new World Archery Excellence Centre on 7/8 January […]


60 seconds with Sara Lopez

World number one Sara Lopez was in Switzerland to compete at the Lausanne Classic, the first competition held at the World Archery Excellence Centre, on 4 December. Colombian compound archer Sara Lopez made her international debut in 2013. She has won more than 20 gold medals and has held the number one spot in the world rankings […]


World Archery Excellence Centre officially opens

The World Archery Excellence Centre was declared open by IOC President Bach on Friday 2 December 2016. The Centre was inaugurated at a ceremony attended by key dignitaries from sports organisations, international, regional and local authorities, partners and world-class athletes. Guests were impressed by the state-of-the-art facilities and the unique setting of the building. “I’m […]


World Cycling Centre Director visits Centre

The World Cycling Centre is situated 35 minutes away from Lausanne in Aigle. UCI World Cycling Centre Director Frédéric Magné was given an introduction to the World Archery Excellence Centre by counterpart Juan Carlos Holgado ahead of the facility’s official opening on 2 December. During the visit, the two directors shared knowledge on best practice, development […]


Traffic signs installed in Lausanne

The new signs will help visitors reach the Centre. The signs were installed in the city of Lausanne from Chalet à Gobet area to the entrance to help people locate the World Archery Excellence Centre. The Munich 1972 Olympic Games archery pictogram will guide the visitors on the streets. “The city of Lausanne has been […]


Centre to host first coaching course

A Level 1 coaching course will run from 11-17 December 2016 in English. The course will be held in the brand-new World Archery Excellence Centre, a large, state-of-art archery facility in Lausanne, Switzerland, which will be officially open on 2 December. It will be conducted by World Archery Certified Level 2 coach trainer Elena Gheorghita […]


First Discover Archery classes delivered

On weekends from 17 September to 9 October, the World Archery Excellence Centre welcome more than 250 people from Lausanne and its surroundings to Discover Archery classes. Free of charge and open to anyone aged 5+, the classes were an opportunity to promote the Centre and the important Olympic sport of archery to the public. […]