Turkish archers break world record at European Grand Prix

Turkish archers break world record at European Grand Prix

ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Turkish archers break world record at European Grand Prix

Two Turkish archers broke the world record at an international archery tournament in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, the archery federation announced on Aug. 3.

Gülnaz Büşranur Coşkun and Mete Gazoz scored 1,333 points in the Recurve Junior category to claim the world’s best in mixed team at the European Grand Prix, the Turkish Archery Federation said in an online statement.

33 nations and 25 clubs represented by 288 archers attended the tournament.

Gazoz and Yasemin Ecem Anagöz were the previous record-holders in the same category with 1,307 points at the 2018 Hyundai Archery World Cup in Berlin on July 16.

Separately, Turkey’s recurve women team of Yasemin Ecem Anagöz, Gülnaz Büşranur Coşkun and Aybüke Aktuna won the bronze meal by beating Belarus, 6-2.

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