The Archery Association of Namibia is the regulatory body for Namibian Archery and represents both Target Archery and Field Archery.
Namibia hosted the 11th FAA Championships & African Continental Qualifying Tournament for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro 2016, from 28-31 January 2016 at DTS, Windhoek.
Marathon, Greece, April 22, 2017
DIRK DE BOD, compound cadet men clinched the bronze medal at the 1st leg of the European Youth Championships on Saturday morning.The 14 year old pupil from Windhoek Gimnasuim shot 1/8 eliminations against Sebastian Osnowski from Belgium on Thursday where Dirk managed to win against the first ceded Sebastian with 111 points against 105. He then had to shoot in the semifinals against 4th ceded Giovanni Abbati from Italy, that proved to be more of a challenge for our youngster and he lost with a riveting finale with a mere one point, which meant that Abatti went through to the gold medal match and De Bod had to shoot for either bronze of settle for 4th place.
Saturday’s match against 10th ceded Kai Thomas-Prause from Great Britain proved an easy win for De bod as he sailed through the match and won comfortably with a 9 point margin!