Winnipeg’s Austin Taylor leads the Canadians at World Archery Youth Championship

MADRID — Finishing qualifications in sixth place with a score of 698 out of 720, Winnipeg archer Austin Taylor, shooting in the compound junior male category, is the top Canadian at the World Archery Youth Championships in the Spanish capital. Archery Manitoba congratulates all the Canadian archers in Madrid, including the six from Manitoba.

Winnipeg archers Brady Klassen, 10th place with a score of 691, Robbie Comberbach in 14th place with a score of 687 and Kyle Cherniak in 30th place with a score of 678, turned in a strong performance in the compound cadet male category. The three represented Canada’s entire cadet compound male team.

Bryanne Lameg, also of Winnipeg, had a strong 15th place showing in the junior female compound category.

Winnipeg’s Chyler Sanders, in her first world championship, was excited about her 36th place (out of 47), with a score of 643.

The qualification rounds wrapped up Tuesday, with archers progressing to elimination rounds beginning Wednesday, with medal rounds concluding on Saturday.

For full results, including the eight other Canadian archers, please see: