Ministry of Indigenous People’s Affairs/Archery Guyana Heritage Games 2019 archery competition a success
The culmination of a 2-day competition of traditional archery saw archers battling it out for top honours at the Indigenous Heritage Games 2019 on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22, September at the Everest Ground. Among the more than 60 registrants were De Chief Archery Club team from Mainstay in Region 2, and the Archery Rupununi team from Region 9. The day’s shooting began at 12:30 pm on Saturday with the ranking rounds and by day’s end saw qualifying archers for the following categories: Cadet Females U12 – Aliya Melville, Marisha Melville, Anjalie Adams and Akelah Stanley, Cadet Males U12 – [...]
The inaugural Archery Guyana’s Seven Seas Indoor Championships 2019 was held on Sunday September 15th at the National Gymnasium. Sponsored by Seven Seas, the competition shot off at approximately 11:00 hours after opening remarks by Archery Guyana President Gamal Khan and Seven Seas Brand Manager Nirvana Thakur. The competition began with the Ranking Rounds which determine the pairing of archers for the competitive elimination shoot out. The resulted demonstrated the positive effects of the Archery Guyana’s Development Programme whereby Archer Jeewanram Persaud outshot the more senior Archers to put himself in top spot with 215 points out of a possible [...]
Archery Guyana will be hosting its Seven Seas Inaugural Indoor Championships 2019 on Sunday 15th September, 2019 at the National Gymnasium. Guyana’s best local talents will be on display aiming for the bragging right of best Indoor Archer. Here Archers will have to demonstrate great discipline, strength and stamina to walk away with the title. The qualities required by the Archer to achieve success twins harmoniously with The Seven Seas products which are the culmination of a continuous process of rigorous and intense research and development resulting in natural products known for their excellent quality and high standards in helping [...]
On Saturday 24th August, 2019, two of Archery Guyana members Wayne Gerald DeAbreu and Devin Persaud, participated in the World Archery approved tournament, Double 720 Qualification in Baltimore, Canada. Under bright clear blue skies, our two Guyanese started the day in Baltimore with the half hour of practice time to sight in their Recurve Bows then started shooting 72 arrows and scoring the first 720 during the morning session which resulted in DeAbreu with a 626 score and Persaud with a 620. After a break, the afternoon session commenced with the other 72 and that concluded the second 720 round, [...]
Archery Guyana’s DEVIN PERSAUD creates history as the first Guyanese to secure a Minimum Qualification Score for Recurve Men with a 640 score.
At the recently concluded Caledon Tournament, (August 2019) Archery Guyana was represented by Devin Persaud in Ontario, Canada who performed amazingly to cause Guyana to now be on an official List released by World Archery as one of the countries eligible to apply for the invitational place at the Olympics. The Minimum Qualification Score for recurve men is 640. The minimum score is 640 to be eligible and he was eligible to shoot this score up to June 2020. However, he did so before this time in Ontario, Canada by shooting the score (640) at this World Archery sanctioned event. Our [...]
A“Seven Seas” a brand distributed by Massy Distribution which has been around for generations becoming a household name over half a century ago, has reached out to proudly support Archery Guyana and will be exclusively sponsoring an upcoming Indoor Archery Competition at the National Gymnasium. The Seven Seas products are the culmination of a continuous process of rigorous and intense research and development resulting in natural products known for their excellent quality and high standards in helping families live their TRUEAGE by their range of products built on the science of OMEGA-3. Seven Seas started with COD LIVER OIL known [...]