International competition dates announced for 2015 season – CORRECTION
UPDATE: See Marrakesh 2014 date correction below
For the third year in a row, Archery World Cup marquee hosts Shanghai and Antalya will be joined by Wroclaw and Medellin on the 2015 series calendar.Archery World Cup 2015 Archery World Cup stage 1 Shanghai, CHN 5-10 May 2015 Archery World Cup stage 2 Antalya, TUR 26-31 May 2015 Archery World Cup stage 3 Wroclaw, POL 11-16 August 2015 Archery World Cup stage 4 Medellin, COL 8-13 September 2015 Archery World Cup Final To be confirmed 24-25 October 2015
Copenhagen will host the primary qualification tournament for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the World Archery Championships, in 2015 – after last holding the 2009 Archery World Cup Final.World Championships World Archery Youth Championships Yankton, USA 8-14 June 2015 World Archery Championships Copenhagen, DEN 26 July – 2 August 2015 World Archery Para Championships Donaueschingen, GER 23-30 August 2015
Rio 2016 will host a full Olympic Test Event in the Sambodromo stadium Games venue in the pre-Olympic year and archery features on the competition schedule of the first ever European Games.Multisport Events 1st European Games Baku, AZE 17-22 June 2015 (archery) Summer Universiade Gwangju, KOR 4-8 July 2015 (archery) Rio 2016 Olympic Test Event Rio de Janeiro, BRA 17-24 September 2015* *awaiting final confirmation
The Indoor Archery World Cup will continue to include stages in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas for the 2014/15 season – as well as, for the first time, a dedicated para archery competition in Bangkok.Indoor Archery World Cup 2014/15 Indoor Archery World Cup stage 1 Marrakesh, MAR 8-9 November 2014 Indoor Archery World Cup stage 2 Bangkok, THA 6-7 December 2014 Indoor Para Archery World Cup Bangkok, THA 8-9 December 2014 Indoor Archery World Cup stage 3 Nimes, FRA 23-25 January 2015 Indoor Archery World Cup stage 4 Las Vegas, USA 6-7 February 2015 Indoor Archery World Cup Final Las Vegas, USA 7 February 2015
Further calendar announcements, including the host city of the 2015 Archery World Cup Final, coming soon.
World Archery Secretary General Mr Tom DIELEN said: “World Archery’s competition schedule reflects the diverse and global nature of the sport. Returning to cities on the Archery World Cup tour for multiple years encourages a dedicated local fanbase, development of the sport and sustained success. Our marquee cities continue to host great events and allow us to expand the live spectacle of archery further into our up and coming continents and countries.”
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