Saturday , 4 December 2021

International Horseback Archery Championships Held In Shiraz, Iran

PayvandNews – The International Horseback Archery Championship kicked off in Shiraz, Fars Province on Thursday.  The four-day competition brought 50 athletes from 19 countries together in the Iranian city.


photo by Reza Ghaderi, Islamic Republic News Agency

The competition was held in different categories including javelin throw and fencing.

Horseback archery is a fast-paced adrenaline ride that blends speed with accuracy.


photos by Reza Ghaderi, Islamic Republic News Agency

Horseback archers use shooting techniques that differ from those seen in the Olympics. Olympic archers methodically shoot their arrows, repeating the same technique over and over.


See more photos by Reza Ghaderi, Islamic Republic News Agency

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