AMSTERDAM - The much-anticipated biennial Face2Face tournament recently kicked off the indoor season, and Team Hoyt hit the ground running - claiming 9 of top 12 spots in the men's and women's compound and recurve divisions. Face2Face features dozens of the world's top recurve and compound competitors in a high pressure match based format. Precision and consistency are absolutely neccessary for success.
In men's compound action, Hoyt's Sergio Pagni (ITA) won the gold, with Patrizio Hofer (SUI) and Peter Elzinga (NED) winning silver and bronze, respectively. Gladys Willems (BEL) won the women's compound gold medal, and her Hoyt teammate Sofia Goncharova (RUS) won the silver medal. Team Hoyt also dominated the recurve ranks, climbing the podium with a gold medal and several other podium finishes. Piotr Piatek (POL) and Michael Peart (GBR) won silver and bronze, respectively, in the men's recurve division, and Elena Richter (GER) and Carrie Wegh (NED) won the gold and bronze, respectively, in the women's recurve division. Hoyt would like to congratulate all of its shooters for their outstanding performance at Face2Face.