1931 World Archery Championships

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1931 World Archery Championships
Location Poland Lwów, Poland
Start date August 1931
Competitors 21 from 4 nations

The 1931 World Archery Championships was the inaugural edition of the World Archery Championships. The event was held in Lwów, Poland in August 1931.[1][2][3]

Following the competition, on 4 September, the World Archery Federation (FITA) was formally founded by the four nations which sent representatives to the Championships (Sweden, Czechoslovakia, France, Poland) along with representatives of the United States, Hungary and Italy.[4]

Events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual  Michal Sawicki
Poland (POL)
 Janina Kurkowska
Poland (POL)
 Rene Allexandre
France (FRA)
Team  France
Rene Allexandre
Gaston Quentin
Gaston Ducatel
 Poland
Michal Sawicki
Jan Choina
Zbigniew Kosinski
 Poland
Janina Kurkowska
Marja Krolowna
Irena Stefanska

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Poland 1 2 1 4
2  France 1 - 1 2

Results[edit]

Individual[edit]

Competitors shot arrows from three distances, 30 meters, 40 meters and 50 meters, at a round static ringed target. The scores in each round were aggregated, and competitors ranked by total score.

Rank Archer Nation 30m 40m 50m Total
1. Michal Sawicki Poland Poland 82 176 220 478
2. Janina Kurkowska Poland Poland 67 160 240 467
3. Rene Allexandre France France 51 162 242 455
4. Emil Heilbron Sweden Sweden 90 148 196 434
5. Gaston Quentin France France 66 148 206 420
6 Gaston Ducatel France France 54 138 210 402
7 Irena Stefanska Poland Poland 72 137 182 391
8 Jan Choina Poland Poland 54 149 182 385
9 Zygmunt Piwowarski Poland Poland 52 145 188 385
10 Zibigniew Kosinski Poland Poland 66 126 190 382
11 Miroslaw Teraszkiewicz Poland Poland 49 134 198 381
12 Paul Demare France France 57 119 177 353
13 Stanislawa Sikorowna Poland Poland 55 136 135 326
14 Irena Komanska Poland Poland 49 112 162 323
15 Marja Krolowna Poland Poland 64 103 138 305
16 Kazimierz Sokolowski Poland Poland 42 106 140 288
17 Marja Koscieszanka Poland Poland 35 96 118 249
18 Jan Hörn Czech RepublicCzechoslovakia 50 115 67 232
19 Marja Trajdosowna Poland Poland 24 48 97 169
20 Jaroslay Fiala Czech RepublicCzechoslovakia 22 80 48 150
21 Berta Laskova Czech RepublicCzechoslovakia 31 22 57 110

Team[edit]

An unofficial team competition was also held. Three teams of three archers each entered, two representing Poland and a third team from France, who won the tournament.

Rank Archers Nation 30 meter 40 meter 50 meter Total
1 Rene Allexandre

Gaston Quentin

Gaston Ducatel

France

France France 51

66

54

171

162

148

138

448

242

206

210

658

455

420

402

1277

2 Poland (men) PolandPoland
3 Poland (women) PolandPoland

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