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Perfect score for WILDE!

On the Shanghai riverside Reo WILDE (USA) shot a perfect 150 in his compound men’s final. He also won a team gold and came back strongly in the Longines Prize for Precision. Jamie VAN NATTA won in Compound Women. At World Cup Stage 4 in Shanghai, the compound finals were contested on

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Double gold for Joe FANCHIN

A new US archer is on the rise. After winning two medals in Odgen last month, Joe FANCHIN (USA) won the gold in individuals and team this week in Shanghai! The young Inna STEPANOVA (RUS) also won her first World Cup in Recurve Women. The finals of the Archery World Cup Stage

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Athletes Qualified for Istanbul World Cup Final

Here are the athletes qualified for the Istanbul World Cup Final 2011 on 24-25 September. Based on the top three results of the four World Cup stages, the top 7 archers of the season per category (with a maximum of two archers per country) qualify for the Archery World Cup Final (Istanbul

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FEI OPEN EUROPEAN ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2011

By Louise Parkes: Spain’s record-breaking partnership of Maria Alvarez Ponton and Nobby took their fourth Championship title in a row when putting in another phenomenal performance at the FEI European Endurance Championships 2011 in Florac, France yesterday.  And the host nation had plenty to celebrate too, as Virginie Atger, Julien Goachet, Sunny

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FEI European Jumping Madrid.

Lausanne (SUI), 9 September 2011: WATCH THE FEI EUROPEAN JUMPING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2011 LIVE ON FEI TV The FEI European Jumping Championships 2011, which will take place from Tuesday 13 to Sunday 18 September in Madrid (ESP), will be broadcast LIVE on FEI TV, the official FEI video platform, according to the following schedule:

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SWISS WIN FEI PROMOTIONAL LEAGUE SERIES

SWISS WIN FEI PROMOTIONAL LEAGUE SERIES BY CONVINCING MARGIN by Louise Parkes As predicted, Switzerland has qualified for the 2012 FEI Nations Cup™ series having secured the 2011 FEI European Promotional League title by a convincing margin.  Finishing the season with 60.5 points, the Swiss completed with an advantage of 6.5 points

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31st Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships

31st Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships Montpellier (FRA) / September 19 – 25, 2011 The FIG has authorized the Department of Endocrinology at the University of Montpellier (FRA) to conduct research on the physical and biological maturation of high-level gymnasts during their sojourn at world championship events. FIG opinion is that this research is

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Experts gather at AER and ACRO symposium

BERLIN (GER) – LAUSANNE (SUI), FIG Office, September 5, 2011: FIG President Bruno Grandi (ITA) addressed a warm welcome to the participants of the Aerobic and Acrobatic Gymnastics symposium (ACRO symposium) that got underway on Monday in Berlin (GER). Some forty experts from gymnastics’ non-Olympic disciplines, representing nineteen national federations, responded to

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Last and decisive stage

Shanghai: last and decisive stage of the World Cup again Shanghai – 5 September 2011 The last Archery World Cup 2011 stage in Shanghai from 6-10 September is decisive for the qualifications to this year Final that will take place on 24-25 September in Istanbul (TUR). The top 7 in each individual

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ABOUT THE CHAMPIONSHIPS…..

CHAMPIONSHIPS, What are criteria for scoring? In accordance with Code of Points regulated by FIG, multiple judges score each gymnast’s performance with regard to difficulties, aesthetics, dynamism, and stability, etc. Gymnasts compete over the ranking calculated from such scores.