Athlete of the Week: Reo WILDE
The American archer Reo WILDE was the hero of last week’s events in Las Vegas: he won the individual and team titles at the World Archery Indoor Championships as well as the Indoor World Cup Final in the compound men's category. He is also a multiple world champion and World Cup events winner.
Reo WILDE has been competing in compound archery for the past 11 years and has earned an impressive medal tally. In 2006 he won the first ever World Cup Final in Mexico and was nominated as the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Athlete of the Year and USOC Athlete of the Month in October. The American is a four-time team world champion and became individual world champion in 2009 in Ulsan, Korea.
In 2011 Reo WILDE won the Indoor World Cup Final and repeated the feat last week in Las Vegas. There, Reo WILDE also won a double gold medal at the World Archery Indoor Championships (team and individual) for the third time, after being crowned in 2003 and 2005.
Reo WILDE has achieved many more victories in international tournaments worldwide, including several World Cup events wins, making him one of the greatest compound archers in history.
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