Easton Arrows Win Every Gold Medal in Ogden, Utah
As the third stage of the Archery World Cup in Ogden, Utah came to a close last week, Easton shooters dominated the list of winners. Easton's X10 and X10 ProTour arrows were shot to win every gold medal in the archery competition. Easton arrows helped to bring home an incredible 28 medals. Check back for additional highlights from the Archery World Cup. Congratulations Easton shooters!
Ellison - 3 Golds in 3rd Stage
As Stage 3 of the Archery World Cup drew to a close last week in Ogden, Utah - USA's Brady Ellison won three World Cup stage gold medals, including Men's Recurve, Mixed Team Recurve and Men's Team Recurve. Shooting Easton X-10 arrows, Ellison defeated Dymytro Hrachov of Ukraine to win the Individual Men's Recurve gold. Ellison has taken the individual men's gold in both the second and third stage of the World Cup.
"It was already great to win two World Cup stages in a row, but this one, the third, is really special, because it is in USA with a great audience of people supporting us the whole evening! I think that anyone can be defeated but I believe that God is on my side! I would like to congratulate my teammates and Miranda who shot a bunch of 10s and allowed me to win these three gold medals tonight!" - Brady Ellison (USA)
Easton shooters Dmytro Hrachov (UKR) won the silver medal, and Joe Fanchin (USA) attained the bronze.
Ellison and Easton shooter Amanda Leek (USA) teamed to win the gold in the mixed team event - earning Ellison his second medal of the competition.
In the men's team recurve competition Easton archers Ellison, Joe Fanchin (USA), and Jake Kaminski (USA) faced off against the Chinese men's team to secure the gold medal - Ellison's third of the competition. Chen Wehyuan, Xiaoxian Dai and Xing Yu of China, also Easton shooters took the silver medal. Easton shooters on the Ukrainian team, Dmytro Hrachov, Markiyan Ivashko, and Viktor Ruban won the bronze.
Three World Cup Events - Three Gold Medals
Easton shooter, Roger Willet, wins another gold medal in the men's individual compound event. Willet has now taken gold in all three world cup stages this year. "It is a big blessing from God to win this third World Cup in a row here in Ogden!" Willet said regarding his latest win. Willet shoots Easton's X-10 ProTour arrows. Easton shooter Sergio Pagni (ITA) beat out USA archer and fellow Easton shooter Reo Wilde for the bronze.
Brothers and Easton shooters Logan Wilde and Reo Wilde helped the USA men to yet another Gold medal in the team round, defeating Canada in the final.
Easton Shooters Sweep Women's Recurve
Easton archer Ming Cheng (CHN) competed against fellow Easton shooter Deepika Kumari (IND) to win the gold medal in women's recurve. The 16-year-old Kumari took the silver.
Alejandra Valencia of Mexico won her first medal on the World Cup circuit in Ogden last week. Shooting Easton X10 arrows she successfully secured the bronze in the women's individual recurve. Says Valencia: "I cannot believe it! To win a medal here on the World Cup circuit still being a junior archer is so wonderful, it is hard for me to realize what has just happened!"
In the women's team event, the Ukrainian team of Nina Mylchenko, Kateryna Palekha and Kateryna Yarovska won the gold shooting Easton X10s. Easton shooters from the Indian and Chinese teams won silver and bronze medals respectively.
X10 ProTour Brings Success to Women's Compound
Easton shooter Marcella Tonioli (ITA) won her first World Cup gold medal in the women's individual compound event. At the young age of 25, Tonioli is a rising competitor that is sure to create stiff competition in future. Erika Anshutz of the United States, also an Easton archer, took the silver. Laura Longo of Italy rounded out the top three women's compound archers, using Easton arrows to win the bronze.
Anshutz teamed with Christie Colin (USA) and Jamie Van Natta (USA) to win the women's team compound - all three shooting the Easton X10 ProTour. Colin went on to participate in the compound mixed team to win the gold as well. The Easton team shooters from India and Canada helped bring home the silver and bronze medals.