Kevin Evans Wins 2007 IPC Archery Championship

Kevin Evans Wins 2007 IPC Archery Championship

October 18, 2007 - Joel

 

The 2007 IPC World Archery Championships were held in Cheong ju, Korea.

 

Starting Fita competition October 2nd, and after the 2nd day of shooting, Evans finished in second place.

 

 

Day 3, going into the elimination rounds, and after 4 matches, Evans found himself facing Korea's top shooter, Lee Ouk Soo in the Gold Medal match.

 

Tied after the first 2 ends, Evans was able to gain 1 point on his opponent and was able to hold that lead to win the Gold Medal!  This win secures a spot for Evans in the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, China.

 

To top things off, after 3 rounds in the Team Eliminations, Evans again found himself shooting in the Medal rounds.  This time, the Canadian Men's Compound Open Class team of Evans, Hudson, & Cox, battled Italy, to take home the Bronze Medal!

 

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