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Eight members of the 2008 World Championship Field Team qualified last September in Wales for this year's World Games in Kaoshiung, Taiwan. Team members who will represent the USA at these Games during the archery field competition July 24-27 include:
Mark Applegate, Grass Valley, CA - Barebow
Joe McGlyn, Floral Park, NY - Recurve
Rod Menzer, Sheboygan, WI - Compound
Charles "Skip" Trafford, Shreveport, LA - Barebow
Kevin Wilkey, Tooele, UT - Compound
Vic Wunderle, Mason, IL - Recurve
Rebecca "Becky" Nelson-Harris, Auburn, CA - Barebow
Julie Robinson, Menlo Park, CA - Barebow
This outstanding U.S. team will be vying for top honors along with top field contenders from 20 other nations. We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate our team members for their fine accomplishments in Wales and to thank them for their continued dedication and support of this very challenging discipline. Best of luck to everyone and have a fantastic experience in Kaoshiung!
The 38 sporting events that make up the World Games schedule are not part of the Olympic Games program. To find out more about this unique event, the opening/closing ceremonies, the various sporting events (everything from Billiards to Water Ski) and much, much more, check out the FITA web site - www.worldarchery.org.
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