Archery sports basically play with arrows and bows. In addition, Archery sport has a long history not less than a journey from its origin to still.
Moreover, The very first evidence of arrows was found came from South Africans, a famous cave had remains of bones and arrows made by stone about 60,000 to 72,000 years ago.
However, Approximately 18,000 years ago, evidence of bows and arrows was found in Europe as well as Germany.
Another evidence found that the very first time, at earliest ages the bow and arrow were used in battle approximately 3,000BC.
Moreover, The use of gunpowder starts in the 16th Century, but before that the bows and arrows also use in wars.
In addition, many ancient civilizations like China, India, and Egypt use to do hunting with bows and arrows.
However, Many classical civilizations like Greeks, Persians, Koreans, Indians, Chinese, and Japanese had large numbers of archers in their army for war.
Archery practiced as National Level Sport
As we know that, Archery Sports practice recreational archery in ancient Egypt and Greek. Moreover, In 1828 the Archery Sport plays like a sport very the first time.
Later, the National Field Archery Association of the United States establishes in 1939. However the purpose of this is to promote roving, field archery, and hunting.
Archery as a National Sport
In addition, In 1971, Bhutan became a member of the United Nations,. Moreover, archery sport officially declares as the national sport of Bhutan.
World Archery Championships
However, It contains the following three types of events:-
World Championships in target Archery(outdoor)
Moreoever, the second event is World Championships in target Archery(indoor)
World Championships in field Archery
List of Championships
(1931)World Outdoor Target Championships
(1991)World Indoor Target Championships
(2003)World 3D Archery Championships
(1999)World Ski Archery Championships
(1998)World Para Archery Championships
(1991)World Youth Archery Championships
(1996)World University Archery Championships
(1969)World Field Archery Championships
List of World Championships Countries in Archery Sport
|Sr#||Year||Host Cities||Men’s Individual||Women’s Individual||Men’s Team||Women’s Team|
|7||1937||Paris||Belgium||Great Britain||Poland||Great Britain|
|Denmark||Great Britain||Denamrk||Great Britain|
|13||1949||Paris||Sweden||Great Britain||Czechoslovakia||Great Britain|
|23||1971||New York||USA||Soviet Union||USA||Poland|
|24||1973||Grenoble||Soviet Union||USA||USA||Soviet Union|
|26||1981||Punta Ala||Finland||Soviet Union||USA||Soviet Union|
|27||1983||Los Angeles||USA||South Korea||USA||South Korea|
|28||1987||Adelaide||Soviet Union||China||West Germany||Soviet Union|
|29||1991||Krakow||Australia||South Korea||South Korea||South Korea|
|30||1993||Antalya||South Korea||South Korea||France||South Korea|
|31||1995||Jakarta||Finland||Moldova||South Korea||South Korea|
|32||1997||Victoria||South Korea||South Korea||South Korea||South Korea|
|33||1999||Riom||South Korea||South Korea||Italy||Italy|
|34||2001||Bieging||South Korea||South Korea||Italy||China|
|35||2003||New York||Italy||South Korea||South Korea||South Korea|
|36||2005||Madrid||South Korea||South Korea||South Korea||South Korea|
|37||2007||Leipzig||South Korea||Italy||South Korea||South Korea|
|38||2009||Ulsan||South Korea||South Korea||South Korea||South Korea|
|39||2011||Turin||South Korea||Chile||South Korea||Italy|
|40||2013||Belek||South Korea||Denmark||USA||South Korea|
|41||2015||Copenhagen||South Korea||South Korea||South Korea||Russia|
|42||2017||Mexico City||South Korea||Russia||Italy||South Korea|
|43||2019||Hertogenbosch||USA||Chinese Taipei||China||Chinese Taipei|