Cortina 2018 world field to include full championship programme

Following the close of preliminary entries, a full programme of championship events has been confirmed for the 2018 World Archery Field Championships in Cortina, Italy.

According to the World Archery rulebook there are minimum entry numbers for a competition to be considered a world championship.

Senior categories require 12 individuals and six teams and youth categories require eight individuals and four teams.

Preliminary entries for Cortina 2018 in both senior and junior competitions reached the required minimums in each event, leading to confirmation of a full championship programme.

Cortina will be the first edition of the world field to include the shoot-up elimination format, which was first tested at the World Games in Wroclaw, Poland in 2017.