ARCHERS AND ARCHERY BUFFS FROM AROUND THE WORLD ARE FLOCKING TO BELEK.
Attracting archery enthusiasts from both Turkey and abroad, the 50th World Archery Congress is taking place in the town of Belek in Antalya, September 27 and 28. Immediately following the Congress, the 47th World Archery Federation’s World Archery Championship starts on September 29. The championship, which is sponsored by Turkish Airlines, runs through October 6.
A TURK IN THE FEDERATION
The chairman of the Lausanne-based World Archery Federation is a Turk, Uğur Erdener. Erdener, who was elected chairman of the federation in 2005, is the first and only Turkish sportsman to be elected world chairman of an Olympic sport.