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Aim the target in archery

ByMary M. Ward

May 1, 2022

Hitting the center of the target is nothing difficult for the Mpumalanga archery team.

The team participated in the AGA SA international virtual tournament.

The provincial team met at Cambridge Academy on Saturday afternoon April 23rd.

The virtual tournament included Team Smoky Lake from Canada, Team Windhoek from Namibia, as well as teams from Western Cape, Centurion, Germiston, Kimberly, Meyerton and eMalahleni.

Anke Pretorius prepares to shoot in the center of the target on Saturday, April 23.

It was reported that the 363 archers who had represented three countries, four clubs and eleven schools in the 2022 Inter-School International Virtual Competition.

Participants competed across primary, junior and adult archery divisions.

Owen Trachsel, who competed in the junior high division, had an all-around score of 294 out of 300 and was number one among high school boys.

Owen was also number one among the top 10 school archers. Ryk Gagiano came in second in the AAG men’s division with a score of 286.

Ryk was number two in the AAG Archers Top 10 and Rindert Wyma, also from Mpumalanga, was number seven in the Top 10 with a score of 281.

“We had a virtual tournament which was exciting for the players as they competed against other archers from other parts of the country and across borders,” said Ryk Gagiano.

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