WINNIPEG – August 13, 2019 – Half of Canada’s 12 compound archers headed to Madrid for the World Archery Youth Championship are Manitobans, Archery Manitoba is pleased to announce.
In the cadet male category, all three of the Canadian archers qualified are from Winnipeg: Brady Klassen, Kyle Cherniak, and Robbie Comberbach. Winnipeggers Austin Taylor (junior male), Bryanne Lameg (junior female), Chyler Sanders (cadet female) and round out the six Manitoba archers.
(from left to right: Kyle Cherniak, Brady Klassen, Robbie Comberbach, Austin Taylor, Bryanne Lameg, and Chyler Sanders)
The youth championships take place from Aug. 19 to 25 and will welcome the top young archers from around the world.
Of the six Manitobans, all but Lameg are members of Archery Manitoba’s provincial team program. Klassen, and Taylor each hold multiple Canadian records, and, along with Lameg, are defending Canadian champions heading into the 2019 Canadian championships Aug. 6 to 11 in Prince Albert, Sask.
Lameg has just returned from the 2019 Pan-Am Games in Lima, Peru, where she placed 5th overall, before packing her bags for Spain.
Junior-aged archers are those between the ages of 17 and 20 and cadet archers are between the ages of 15 and 17. Each country sends 12 compound archers (three each in junior male and female and cadet male and female) and 12 recurve archers (junior male and female and cadet male and female).
The event gets underway with scoring in the qualification rounds starting at 9:00 AM (Central European Summer Time) or 12:00 Central Standard Time (Manitoba). Stay posted to Archery Manitoba’s Facebook Page for updates and highlights at: https://www.facebook.com/archerymanitoba/ (No personal Facebook account required to view)
More information and to follow results and live matches, follow the 2019 World Archery Youth Championship event page at: https://worldarchery.org/competition/19874/madrid-2019-world-archery-youth-championships#/