Turkish archer claims gold in European championship

By Musa Samur

ANKARA (AA) – A Turkish archer is bringing home the gold from an international tournament in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Mete Gazoz, 19, won a gold medal on Saturday in the category of recurve men at the European Grand Prix 2018.

Gazoz beat Moldova’s Dan Olaru 6-0 to claim the gold medal.

Turkey’s recurve mixed team of Gazoz and Gulnaz Busranur Coskun, bested by Russia 6-2 in the final match, bagged the silver medal.

In total, during the tournament Turkey clinched three gold, two silver, and two bronze medals.

Featuring 33 nations and 25 clubs with 288 archers competing, the tournament ended on Saturday.