Hyundai World Archery Championships 2023

31 30 The glorious 12 of the DSB And what about the German team? After many trainings-, competitions- and qualification arrows, the participants for the World Championships were determined on June 2nd (Recurve) and June 18th (Compound): Six women and six men, or six recurve and six compound archers, are eager to make a mark and promote archery in their own country Whether they will achieve top rankings or even medals remains to be seen On the following pages, we present the „glorious twelve“ for Berlin Recurve-Team Katharina Bauer (Raubling, World Ranking-4 ): Katharina Bauer has consistently developed into a world-class archer in recent years In 2022, she won team gold and individual bronze at the European Championships and made it to the World Cup Final In early 2023, she even topped the world rankings Oliver Haidn says, „Enormous determination makes everything possible! Kathi has evolved into a leader and rightfully belongs among the top athletes in the archery world “ Michelle Kroppen (Berlin, World Ranking-7 ): Michelle Kroppen was the „EM-Queen“ last year At the European Championships in Munich, she reached the gold finals in all three competitions (individual, mixed, and team) and ultimately won 1 gold and 2 silver medals With a fourth-place finish at the 2019 World Championships, she already showed four years ago that she can compete at the highest level „Huge potential without limits! Michelle is one of the few athletes worldwide capable of shooting scores close to the maximum “ Charline Schwarz (Feucht, World Ranking-27 ): At the young age of 20, Charline Schwarz fulfilled herself a dream that many athletes do not realize: an Olympic participation and medal Schwarz was part of the nerve-steady trio that secured the only medal for the DSB in Tokyo „Young, dynamic, successful! Charlie is the youngest in the team and stands out with high and stable results, especially in the team competitions “