5 July 2010
It was another big weekend for FORMULA®shooters as dominant performances were again delivered worldwide.
Victory in USA
The victory avalanche started as Hoyt’s Jake Kaminski took the gold medal at the USAA Nor’easter USAT competition, pushing FORMULA’s Gold Medal count for the season to 25.
Hoyt’s Karen Scavotto, last year’s USA National Champion, took silver in a tightly contested final after placing first in qualification.
Hoyt’s Butch Johnson also shot his Formula F3 to first place in qualification, marking his return to the top of the leader board after taking some time off from major events earlier this season.
Medals in Taiwan
The Asian Archery federation’s 3rd leg of the Asian Grand Prix in Taipei City, Chinese Taipei, saw Hoyt’s Jacob Wukie taking the bronze medal in a razor-sharp match that went to a shootoff. When the dust cleared Jacob and his FORMULA had the upper hand, with a single shootoff arrow closer to the center than his opponent.
Earlier in the event, Jacob and teammate Brady Ellison, who set a new STAR FITA record in qualification, took the silver medal in the team round.
Champions in Canada
Meanwhile, In Canada, Team Hoyt's Crispin Duenas, Hugh Mac Donald and Jay Lyon swept the 2010 Commonwealth Games trials, making it a total Hoyt Recurve sweep in the high-pressure selection event. The trio will represent Canada in the Commonwealth Games this fall in New Delhi.
Dominance in Japan
On the other side of the world in Japan, the All-Japan Archery Federation's Asian Games Team selection saw Team Hoyt swept three of four positions for Japan's men's recurve team including first place, and took first and second place in the women's team selection as well. Masashi Miyahara, Ryota Amano, and Hideki Kikuchi took the men's slots while Sayami Matsushita and Kaori Kawanaka took the top two women's team places.
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