On August 24, 2018 one more sports organization was established. The date is very important to us as it was the day when the National Crossbow Shooting Federation of Latvia, that has recently joined IAU, was founded. Oleg Dorofejev, the President of the youngest National Federation told us about the history of its creation, its current state, future plans and perspectives.
High goals and big plans, modernized formats and updated rules, entertainment and increased interest – International Crossbow Shooting Union has entered an era of change. The Chairman of the Technical Committee Andreas Henne spoke in an exclusive interview about Field Division: what it was, is and will be like.
In the world of big sports, you can often hear that the "bronze" is won, and the "silver" is lost. Martin Oborovecki strongly disagrees with this statement! From a junior to the silver medalist - the athlete considers World Cup Final – 2018 in crossbow shooting successful. Martin Oborovecki told in an exclusive interview about the way to his “silver victory”, training, dreams and the realities of crossbow sports.
The past year was remembered for all fans of crossbow shooting by a landmark event - the final of the World Cup “Orel-2018”. After all, the tournament was not only held for the first time in history, but also for the first time in a completely new format. This bright sports show has left no one indifferent! Vice President of IAU in Europe Harald Lugmaer spoke about the modernization of the rules and the further development of the IAU in our exclusive interview.
The triumphant of the final of the World Cup Orel - 2018! Domagoj Pereglin managed not only to win the tense tournament, but also for the first time in history, he won the catchy title "The best shooter of the year". Total, he won the Big and Small Crystal Globes. Domagoj Pereglin told about the secret of success, training, music and future plans in an exclusive interview.
Leaving skis and a rifle, changing the biathlon to crossbow sports and in a year becoming a champion of Russia – that is about Olga Klimova. The bronze medalist of the final of the World Cup Orel-2018 having risked once, today regrets nothing. She found herself and is moving to her goal. Olga Klimova tells about shooting and friendship, talismans and emotions, as well as the launch of the Angara rocket in our exclusive interview for www.iau-crossbow.org/ru
The final, the first World Cup and it's first winner - Linda Mantsurova will remain in the history of crossbow sports for ages. This victory was not an easy one, so it is more important and valuable! The most sportive police lieutenant colonel is not only good at shooting but also says that crossbow “has won her heart”. Read about emotions, impressions, hobbies and future plans of Linda Mantsurova in an exclusive interview.
A few days are left before World Cup Orel - 2018 in crossbow shooting. Very soon we will again see the best shooters of the world, we will follow the fascinating contests, enjoy the technique and beauty of this unique sport. The right to host the first World Cup final was given to Russia. The tournament in Orel will surely be a real holiday. All the guests and spectators will enjoy a rich sports and cultural program. You’ll find more details about surprises, preparation and new format in our exclusive interview with IAU Secretary-General Valery Ashikhmin.
The champion of World and Europe Valentina Pereglin is a great representative of the nice crossbow dynasty, the first in the waiting list of the results of the rating "the best shooter of the year" by the IAU among women. Family traditions plus talent multiplied by hard work -that's the equation of her success. How to live by crossbow sports; to find time not only for everyday work? Hobbies, goals, new discoveries and dreams of Valentina Pereglin are in an exclusive interview.
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