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The History of Archery in FISU 

In 1996, the championship season opened with the first World University Archery Championship in Vaulx-en-Velin, France. Combining rigor and harmony, physical fitness and immense concentration, this exemplary Olympic sport was certain to attract student enthusiasm. And because it can be pursued at one’s own rhythm without putting pressure on schedules, archery fits easily into the rhythm of university life. The city of Vaulx-en-Velin was a natural candidate for this championship, given the numbers of devotees to the sport within the sphere of Lyon’s regional university sports committee. In 1998 the second World University Archery Championship recorded a very high level of participation, close to that of FITA’s world championships. Archery was four times in the list of optional sports at Summer Universiades: in 2003 in Daegu, Korea; in 2005 in Izmir, Turkey; in 2009 in Belgrade, Serbia; and in 2011 in Shenzhen, China, where the 2010 World University Championship took place as a test event. The level of the World University Archery Championships has been increasing over the past years and close cooperation with World Archery ensures a nice future for archery as a FISU sport. Indeed, from 2019 onwards archery will be a compulsory sport on the Universiade programme.

 

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Statistics

Edition

Year

Country

City

Countries

M

W

Athletes

Officials

Total

1

1996

FRA

Vaulx-En-Velin

15

53

31

84

37

121

2

1998

TPE

Tao-Yuan

16

52

36

88

35

123

3

2000

ESP

Madrid

22

64

49

113

39

152

4

2002

THA

Chon Buri

17

55

32

87

45

132

5

2004

ESP

Madrid

21

65

57

122

40

162

6

2006

SVK

Vinicne

25

74

53

127

38

165

7

2008

TPE

Tainan County

27

87

70

157

61

218

8

2010

CHN

Shenzhen

20

73

59

132

52

302

9

2012

ESP

Córdoba

25

65

59

124

54

178

10

2014

POL

Legnica

32

109

96

205

59

264

 11

 2016

MGL

Ulaanbaatar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Juan Carlos HOLGADO (ESP)

Thomas AUBERT (FRA)

 

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2016 - 11th World University Archery Championship - Ulaanbaatar (MGL)

 

 

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Previous Events

2014 - 10th World University Archery Championship - Legnica (POL)

2012 - 9th WUC Archery - Córdoba (ESP)

2011 - 26th Summer Universiade - Shenzhen (CHN) - Archery Optional Sport
2010 - 8th WUC Archery - Shenzhen (CHN)

2009 - 25th Summer Universiade - Belgrade (SRB) - Archery Optional Sport

2008 - 7th WUC Archery - Tainan (TPE)

2006 - 6th WUC Archery - Vinicne (SVK)

2005 - 23rd Summer Universiade - Izmir (TUR) - Archery Optional Sport

2004 - 5th WUC Archery - Madrid (ESP)

2003 - 22nd Summer Universiade - Daegu (KOR) - Archery Optional Sport

2002 - 4th WUC Archery - Chon Buri (THA)

2000 - 3rd WUC Archery - Madrid (ESP)

1998 - 2nd WUC Archery - Tao-Yuan (TPE)

1996 - 1st WUC Archery - Vaulx-en-Velin (FRA)



   

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