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National archer qualified for second European Games

14 September 2018 [14:56] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews/ By Naila Huseynli

Azerbaijani archer Ozay Gasimova qualified for the second European Games-Minsk 2019.

She won the fourth place in individual quota races for the European Archery Championships held in Legnica, Poland, on September 27 - August 1.

The women's team took the 9th place in European Championship among 24 countries. This result is the success of the Azerbaijan Archery Federation.

In the team competitions Greece was the champion, while Norway took second place and Sweden ranks third. Archery is among the Olympic sports.

AS Group Investment is official supporter of Azerbaijan Archery Federation. The support of AS Group Investment gave a strong impetus for reviving archery (Olympic sport) and created the condition for the people with physical disabilities to engage in this type of sport like everyone.

A special place was established for shooting arrows in the complex base. Bows and arrows were bought for training and taking part in competitions, the trainers started taking a salary from the Federation.

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