Turkish archer wins silver in world championships

Turkish archer wins silver in world championships

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Turkish archer wins silver in world championships

Turkish recurve archer Mete Gazoz won the silver medal in the junior men’s World Archery Indoor Championships in the U.S. city of Yankton, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Feb. 19. 

Mete Gazoz, who had represented Turkey at the 2016 Brazilian Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, was beaten by Ukrainian opponent Ivan Kozhokar in the final.

Representatives of 32 countries across the globe were in competition at the World Championships, which continued for one week until finishing on Feb. 19.

Gazoz is a student in Istanbul and only started archery eight years ago, making his international debut in 2013, according to the Turkish Archery Federation.

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