Korea’s Jung, Switzerland’s Horner star on Day 2 of Archery Worlds

14 Jul 2011
Beijing 2008

Philippe Horner.

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Switzerland’s Philippe Horner finds himself leading the pack in the men’s individual compound W1 competition following Day 2 (13 July) of the 2011 World Archery Para Championships in Turin, Italy.

Horner, a bronze medalist at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, leads the 71 competitors with a score of 1,374, but Korea’s Ouk Soo Lee and Great Britain’s John Stephen Stubbs aren’t far behind him.

In the team competition, Czech Republic sits atop the standings, with Japan and USA in second and third, respectively.

Korea’s Young Joo Jung had an outstanding day in the men’s individual recurve W1/W2 that was good enough to put him in first place with 1,250 points. Taipei’s Lung Hui Tseng is in second place with 1,245 points and Italy’s Oscar De Pellegrin is in third place with a mark of 1,232.

In the men’s individual recurve standing, China’s Zhi Dong jumped out in front with a score of 1,283 – 28 points higher than the next in line, Russia’s Mikhail Oyun.

Russia, Korea and France are No. 1, 2 and 3, respectively in the men’s team recurve competiton, as Oleg Shestakov and Timur Tuchinov join Oyun on the Russian delegation.

Both the compound men’s open and the compound women’s open events were postponed until Thursday (14 July). The rest of the events will resume then as well, with individual eliminations beginning in the recurve men’s W1/W2 and recurve men’s standing competitions. Individual eliminations will also take place in both the men’s and women’s compound opens.