Several TV channels to cover the BERLIN OPEN 2011

We are looking forward to welcome two TV teams who will cover the BERLIN OPEN 2011.

The local channel RBB will broadcast a clip on the event in Germany´s capital on either December 23, 2011, or December 30, 2011, in the sport section of their show Kurz vor 5. They plan to start shooting on Saturday, December 17th during the first rounds and the beginning of the finals. In a different show they will report on the host, Bogensportclub BB-Berlin e.V. Here their main focus will be archery as a sport for amateur athletes and professionals.

Furthermore a team of Medienakademie plans to report on the BERLIN OPEN 2011. To them the event will be an exceptional opportunity to train their skills as future professional journalists.

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Report on the WORLD ARCHERY-Homepage

The leading association of archers, WORLD ARCHERY, former known as FITA, has published our official press release in English on their homepage. We appreciate that they mention the official BERLIN OPEN 2011-homepage as well as our clubs homepage where you can find information on the federal league as well on further topics of archery.

http://www.archery.org

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Kyung Rae Park at the BERLIN OPEN 2011

Kyung Rae Park, President of W&W Archery, announced his attendance to the 2nd W&W Indoor Prize Tournament, the BERLIN OPEN 2011. We will be able to welcome him on Sunday, December 18th, the final day of the tournament. Born in 1956 in South Korea, he is one of the most successful archery trainers in the world and has been an important factor in Korea´s global success in the field of archery.

As the chief coach of the Korean Men´s National Team he trained the team from 1984 to 1988. From 1989 to 1991 he also trained the Lady´s team in the same position, as a chief coach. In this way he was responsible for the entire team. In 1985 his team won gold at the world championships for the first time with him as their trainer. Starting with this award many more medals followed at international competitions, world championships and the Olympic Games, up to today.

After this story of successes, a second career began for Kyung Rae Park. As the president of W&W Archery he was able to establish a brand which is one of the most renowned and most successful producers of risers, limbs and equipment worldwide. Many athlete´s and national teams were victorious with the support of their W&W equipment.

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Berlin Open 2011 now on cover of magazine of "Sport in Berlin"

It is our pleasure to announce that the December cover of the magazineSport in Berlin, published by the Landessportbund, the Berlin Sports Association, will be dedicated to archery and the BERLIN OPEN 2011. Karina Winter, Elena Richter and Susanne Poßner (from left to right) will find themselves in line with other successful sport athletes as for example Robert Harting who was also on the cover this year. These three successful members of Bogensportclub BB-Berlin who are also part of the German national team, will start at the BERLIN OPEN 2011. In addition the magazine will cover a story on the tournament.

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Berlin Open 2011 with more than 450 competitors

After premiering last year we wanted to welcome even more competitors to the BERLIN OPEN 2011. Other people obviously agreed. The idea of a sequel to the just recently started tradition of an international archery competition in Germany´s capital at the weekend before Christmas seems to have attracted many archers. Thanks to our partnership with Win&Win as the main sponsor again this year and with the support of various old and new partners we are able to host the competition again in 2011. We are happy to announce that up to today we received 452 applications from 35 nations of 4 continents. During the competition in Berlin we will welcome German top-athletes and many international high-level archers who we will portray later.

We are convinced that the BERLIN OPEN 2011 will meet our idea of a forum for archers of all levels and ages. Many young talents from Germany and especially of the hosting club Bogensportclub BB-Berlin will compete. We are looking forward to it.

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MBT kicks off with Three At Once

The Three At Once is the latest device to help archers fletch their arrows. In comparison to other gadgets its unique approach to fletch three vanes at a time is a huge advantage for all archers. Time, technique and precision are very important in the process of fletching. The Three At Once supports archers in this precise work and wants to make this activity more time-effective...

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First 100 Spots are taken

We are happy to announce that four month before the start of the event the first 100 starting positions are already taken. At the moment most archers who entered are from Germany, but we see more and more international archers from e.g. the Netherlands, Denmark, Slovakia, Finland and Poland are applying....

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Final Dates for Berlin Open 2011

It was not easy to find a date for this year´s Berlin Open archery event, but we hope we were able to meet the majority’s requests. It turned out to be very difficult to find a date since we had to take dates for nationwide events, as qualifications for the national championships, as well as other sports events at Sportforum Berlin into account. In addition international competitions like the indoor competition in Singapore are coming up in the beginning of December 2011...

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