World Archery releases nominee shortlist for 2019 athlete of the year awards

31 December 2019
Lausanne, Switzerland
Public voting will take place throughout January.

The nominees for World Archery’s 2019 Athlete of the Year awards were announced on 31 December 2019. A public vote will be open throughout January 2020 and the winners of the awards will be announced during the Indoor Archery World Series Finals on 8 February.

Nominees include five-time Hyundai Archery World Cup Champions Brady Ellison and Sara Lopez, World Archery Champions James Lutz and Lei Chien-Ying, and impressive newcomers Alexis Ruiz and An San.

Mete Gazoz, Yasemin Anagoz, Mike Schloesser, Sara Lopez, Kevin Mather, Merve Nur Eroglu and Goktug Ergin won the awards in 2018.

The 2019 Athlete of the Year awards for recurve men, recurve women, compound men, compound women, para men and para women will be decided by a combination of a public vote and expert panels. Awards for the coach, breakthrough archer and the new judge of the year will be chosen by expert panels.

The public vote will open on 1 January and close at midnight CET on 31 January 2020.

Nominees

The following awards will be decided by a combination of public and expert panel votes.

Recurve men

Recurve women

Compound man

Compound woman

Para man

Para woman

The following awards will be decided by expert panel votes.

Coach

Breakthrough

Judge

Online voting for World Archery’s 2019 Athlete of the Year awards will open on 1 January and close on 31 January 2020.