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TERNI, Italy - It was a long wet day for the pool matches in Stroncone, Italy. Despite multiple rain delays, 4 of the 17 qualifying archers from the USA will be heading into the semifinal rounds this Saturday. Each individual will have one more match to see who will be shooting for gold or bronze medals.
Shiloh Butts and Fawn Girard punched their tickets to the semifinals Tuesday with top qualifying scores and did not have to shoot in the pool matches today.
In the traditional men's division Kenneth Rienas, who qualified 10th, shot his way through 3 matches today. First was against San Marino (54-52), then Sweden (53 -39), and the third against Austria (55-51), solidifying his spot in the semifinals!
On the barebow men's side Daniel Colloms, ranked 4th, won 2 matches against Hungary (54-47), and then Slovenia (60-52) to send himself into the semifinal round as well!
The Individual semifinal rounds and medal matches will take place at Carsulae – Archeological Park on Saturday.
Heather Gore-Smith is sharing daily updates from the competition on USA Archery’s Facebook and Instagram. Results from the event are available here.< Back to All News