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U.S. Paralympics

U.S. Paralympics

2008 U.S. Paralympic Archery Team Wraps Competition at 4th European Disabled Archery Grand Prix

July 17, 2008, 7:32 p.m. (ET)

STOKE-MANDEVILLE, England--The 2008 U.S. Paralympic Archery Team has wrapped up its final competition leading up to the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, China. 

The team competed at the 4th European Disabled Archery Grand Prix and U.S. head coach Randi Smith (Salt Lake City, Utah) says this was just a preview of what's to come in September.

"This is an amazing team and I can't wait for Beijing!  This was an excellent tournament to help us prepare for the upcoming Games," said Smith.

Results are as follow: 

Olympic Rounds

Men's Open Compound:
5th - Eric Bennett (Surprise, Ariz.)                      1318
9th - Joe Bailey (Flushing, Mich.)                         1299
11th - TJ Pemberton (Edmond, Okla.)                  1263

Men's W1:
1st - Jeff Fabry (Tulare, Calif.)                                 1321
6th - Chuck Lear (Lee's Summit, Mo.)                   954

Ladies Standing:
7th - Lindsey Carmichael (Lago Vista, Texas)        953

Men's W2:
8th - Russell Wolfe (Williamsburg, Va.)                 1113
9th - Kevin Stone (Kodak, Tenn.)                        1082

 

Elimination Rounds

Men's Open Compound:
Gold - John Stubbs - Great Britain
Silver - Eric Bennett - USA
Bronze - Keijo Kallunki - Finland

Men's W1:
Gold - John Cavanaugh - Great Britain
Silver - Norbert Murphy - Canada
Bronze - Jeff Fabry - USA

Ladies Standing:
Gold - Kay Lucas - Great Britain
Silver - Fabgxia Gao - China
Bronze - Huilian Yan - China

Men's W2:
Gold - Jose M. Candela - Spain
Silver - Poitr Sawicki - Poland
Bronze - Ozen Ozgur - Turkey

 

 

 

 

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