WAYC turns towards compound team rounds
LIMERICK, IE – The Canadian compound teams shot their elimination rounds today. Four teams were in action, the U18 men and women, as well as the U21 men and women.
The first match to take place was the U18 men facing up against the Slovakian team. The group of Keegan Crawford, Emmett Kapaniuk, and Riley Warwa shot strong, but were unfortunately unable to overcome their opponents and lost the match by only three points, 224-221. The compound U18 women’s team went straight into the quarterfinals against the team from Mexico. Madelynn Holkema, Bailey Mathers, and Jordyn Polowaniuk represented Canada in the match and while they shot many Xs and 9s, they were unable to take the match.
The U21 athletes then took to the shooting line against the Slovenian team. The Canadian team of Adam Berge, Kolby Boutilier, and Ryan Cherniak did not shoot an arrow under 8, but was not able to win their match. The women’s U21 team, composed of Jyotsna Challa, Brynnleigh Lohner, and Chyler Sanders, faced off against the Chinese Taipei team, who were ranked 6th overall. Canada was unable to defeat their opponents and unfortunately dropped the match with a score of 193-210.
The competition continues tomorrow with recurve team elimination rounds, followed by the individual elimination rounds over the weekend.
For more information, please contact:
Zoe Meil, Communications & Safe Sport Coordinator
(613) 260-2113 ext. 3