Archery Guyana, a discipline under the Guyana Sport Shooting Foundation, announced that plans are on stream to host their final archery event for 2015. The group will put on their “Christmas Archery Extravaganza 2015” this weekend at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue.
Members of the GSSF present at the indoor facility will be able to try the Foundation’s member-made PVC Olympic-styled Bows that were fabricated with the assistance of World Archery Americas through their Archery Development Seminar that was held in Guyana a few months ago by Top Columbian Archer Mr. Diego Torres. New members in attendance will be able to obtain instructional training and in order to practice the art with a bias towards Indoor Olympic Style shooting in this upcoming Archery Extravaganza.
President of the GSSF, Ms. Vidushi Persaud reported that the Board of Directors is planning a rigorous Calendar for the new year that will include regularly scheduled shooting sessions for this Olympic sport. The 2016 calendar will include both indoor and outdoor Archery seminars, safety instructions, practice sessions, extensive training and a series of competitions all using the Foundation’s PVC bows, arrows, targets and other resources. In this regard, Persaud extended thanks to the Government of Guyana, Ministry of Education, Department of Sport and the National Sports Commission for the support they have given to the development of this sport in 2015. She also indicated that under the Archery Guyana tag the GSSF will be taking the sport to various communities around Guyana in an effort to tap into skilled archers in these areas. Some locations air marked for Archery sessions are the National Gymnasium, the Leonora Synthetic Track, the Providence National Stadium and the Carifesta Sports Club Ground.
In 2 pictures below:
Photo 1: Indoor Archery being done at the National Gymnasium
Photo 2: Outdoor Archery Training with Mr. Diego Torres (left) of Columbia at the Leonora Track & Field Facility