Hungary dominated the 2014 Kassai Horseback Archery World Cup

Monday, July 21, 2014

Lajos Kassai / MTI Photo by George Varga

One of the most significant competitions in the history of modern horseback archery took place in Hungary in the Kassai Valley on July 4-5, 2014. Lajos Kassai laid down the foundations of modern horseback archery at the end of the '80s and organized the first competition in 1994.

The prestigious tournament has been attended by horseback archers from 22 countries: Hungary, USA, Austria, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, South Africa, Finland, France, Greece, Canada, China, Poland, Luxembourg, Great Britain, Germany, Norway, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, New Zealand.

Hungarian competitors proved once again that Hungary is an equestrian nation. They secured the first nine places in the medal table. The winner of the competition is Lajos Kassai the founder of Hungarian horseback archery.



Results:

1. Kassai Lajos                 273,49   Hungary
2. Daróczi Zsolt                255,67   Hungary
3. Vermes Balázs              219,21   Hungary
4. Kun Gergő                   206,02   Hungary
5. Katrics Tamás              204,66   Hungary
6. Szmrecsányi Márton    193,90   Hungary
7. Daróczi Dániel             193,52   Hungary
8. Kiss Péter                   190,12   Hungary
9. Vermes István             181,63   Hungary
10. Claus Meyer             164,50   Germany
11. Lukas Novotny         160,75   USA
12. Borsos Róbert          141,34   Canada
13. Jens Vogt                  140,57   Germany
14. Johannes Fischnaller  136,92   Austria
15. Wojtek Osiecki         119,56   Poland
16. Mustakerski Vladimir119,17   Bulgaria
17. Robin Descamps       118,97  France
18. Daniel Griffin             118,77  South-Africa
19. Mustakerski Panajot 113,67  Bulgaria
20. Michał Piasek           110,49  Poland
21. Steffen Kirtzel           107,42  Germany
22. Thierry Descamps     106,83  France
23. Rainer Haesner         102,75  Germany
24. Kerstin Pressel          101,37  Austria
25. Joachim Rudloff         99,09   Germany
26. Bartosz Ligocki         98,08   Poland
27. Frédéric Luneau        95,96  France
28. Michal Sanczenko     95,68  Poland
29. Helmuth Schlichting   94,90  USA
30. Anna Sokolska         92,57  Poland

(kurultaj.hu - hungarianambiance.com)

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