Turkish archer claims European gold
A Turkish archer is bringing home the gold from an international tournament in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.
Mete Gazoz, 19, won a gold medal on Aug. 4 in the category of recurve men at the European Grand Prix 2018.
Gazoz beat Moldova’s Dan Olaru 6-0 to claim the gold medal.
Turkey’s recurve mixed team of Gazoz and Gülnaz Büşranur Coşkun, bested by Russia 6-2 in the final match, bagged the silver medal.
The mdals came a dat after the archers broke a world record.
Coşkun and Gazoz scored 1,333 points in the recurve jJunior category to claim the world’s best in mixed team at the European Grand Prix, the Turkish Archery Federation said in an online statement on Aug. 3.
In total, during the tournament Turkey clinched three gold, two silver, and two bronze medals.
Featuring 33 nations and 25 clubs with 288 archers competing, the tournament ended on Aug. 4.