Turkish archer Mete Gazoz crowned European Champion
Gazoz defeated his French opponent Jean-Charles Valladont 6-0 in the final of the tournament in which 279 athletes from 40 countries participated.
The Turkish archer told Anadolu Agency he was proud to have achieved the Olympic quota and he will represent Turkey in the best way possible in the Olympics.
Earlier, Yasemin Ecem Anagöz, a Turkish woman archer, also won an Olympic quota. She won the silver medal after losing to her French rival Lisa Barbelin in the final of the European Archery Championships.
In a statement, the Turkish Archery Federation congratulated the two athletes on winning the Olympic quota. “We congratulate all the technical team and athletes who contributed," the federation said.
Youth and Sports Minister Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu also congratulated the national archers.