Canadian Mixed Team move into Bronze Medal Match at Archery World Cup in Lausanne
Lausanne, SUI – After the third day of competition during the second stage of the Hyundai Archery World Cup in the Olympic capital of Lausanne in Switzerland, Canada remains in the competition for the Mixed Team and the Men’s Team events. Through an exciting three rounds this morning, Canadian mixed team of Stephanie Barrett and Brian Maxwell have earned their way into the Bronze medal match, following a tough quarter final match against Bangladesh. The Canadian Mixed team will compete against Mexico on Sunday at just after 11:00 in the morning local time.
“Our training came through for us today,” according to Brain Maxwell, in comments made this afternoon. “We communicated well, supported each other and we believed in each other as teammates.”
The Men’s Team of Duenas, Maxwell and Peters had ranked 11th following the first day of qualifications on Tuesday, and are seeded to compete against Russia in their first elimination round on Friday morning. Competition will proceed for the men’s team through the day, with the possibility of entering into the Bronze medal match Friday afternoon, or the Gold medal match on Sunday morning.
The Canadian archers have all now competed in the early individual elimination rounds, but will not advance beyond the top 16 at this World Cup.
- Friday 21 May: Team eliminations
- Saturday 22 May: Compound finals
- Sunday 23 May: Recurve finals
How to watch
Coverage of the second stage of the Hyundai Archery World Cup is being shown worldwide by broadcast partners. The following sessions are being streamed on World Archery’s YouTube channel and via the Olympic Channel in certain territories.
- Live: Recurve team finals – May 23, starting at 10h00 UTC-2 (local)
- Live: Recurve finals – May 23, starting at 14h00 UTC-2 (local)
Live scores will be available on the IANSEO website and there will be coverage on World Archery’s digital platforms throughout the competition.