Archers aim to qualify for championship

31 January 2018 | Sports

Field archery had its first shoot of the year on a range outside Windhoek on Saturday.

Namibian field archers are showing promise of qualifying for the World Field Archery Championships to be held in Potchefstroom, South Africa, in October.

The Namibia Archery Federation says Namibia has some promising archers with great chances of qualifying for their national colours to represent Namibia in the upcoming championships.

“With a new category of young adult in all styles of field archery, Namibia has world champions in the making,” it says.

One of the archers, Liezl Schoeman, has already qualified for the championships and encouraged those who are still trying to make it to practise as much as they can and to focus on the basics.

Results from the weekend are as follows:

AFBU (Adult Female Bowhunter Unlimited): Liezl Schoeman (508)

JMFU (Junior Male Freestyle Unlimited):

Gideon Brink Jr (512)

Mathys de Preez (406)



AMFU (Adult Male Freestyle Unlimited)

Louan Groenewald (545), Jaco Vermaak (528), Piet Zondagh (491) and Waldo van Wyk (476).



YAMFU (Young Adult Male Freestyle Unlimited)

Jan Hendrik van Wyk (498) and AJ Groenewald (468)

Field archery's next shoot will be in February and then at Lüderitz and Omaruru.

If any new archer would like to join a field archery club please contact the following clubs in your area:

Windhoek: Windhoek Field Archery Club – Bea Viviers: [email protected]

Tsumeb: Tsumeb Archery Club – Frank Reddig: [email protected]

Walvis Bay: Sparta Archery – Iroleen Page: [email protected]

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