WINDHOEK, JULY 11 – Namibia’s National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) overcame various set backs at their most recent outing when they went to Canada, comprising a host of team changes, shifted flights, as well as vehicle engine problems.
Factor in an extra day in Frankfurt, and they faced a formidable task as there was not enough time to acclimatise to the Canadian conditions.
However, the team managed to achieve a bronze medal at an event international teams were solidly prepared and battled it out for top honours.
At the end of Day 1, the All Star team standings were as follows:
USA with a score of 10490.
South Africa with a score of 10322.
Third Namibia with a score of 10140.
Fourth Canada with a score of 10092.
On Day 2 teams shoot to determine the 3rd place All Star team.
Namibia secured the Bronze medal. The scores were:
South Africa 3449
In a subsequent flight the 1st and 2nd placed teams will be determined.
For the individual Bull’s eye competition the NASP® Namibia archers secured the following places.
Out of 21 Girls
10th Leonise Human
12th Isabel Louw
13th Melany Erasmus
Out of 42 Boys
9th Diwan Engelbrecht
12th Wian Lottering
16th Willem Lottering
20th Pieter Hough
22nd Gerhard Koen
Today is the 3rd and last day of the competition were the archers will shoot the 3D Animal competition.
We as NASP® Namibia are very proud of this team and their archivements.
The team will be arriving on 15 July 2018 at 6:30 at Hoses Kutako International Airport. – NDN Staffer