Top 5: The greatest shots of the European Games through the photographer’s sight
A total of 124 archers from 36 countries competed from 23 to 29 June in the Plaszowianka Archery Park for eight continental titles and six quota places for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games at stake in the Polish city.
From the warm-up area to the finals arena, a great opportunity to hunt for unseen images, showing style, emotion, energy, nerves, and what else?
World Archery’s official photographer John Stanley picked up his five favourite shots from European Games week.
4. Invisible man’s power
Spain’s recurve team was solid and strong all tournament long, enjoying themselves with Elia Canales at the heart of it.
Looking back at head coach Elias Cuesta, a powerful presence who helmed all matches and kept the team on track. Here only his hands, but on her face everything he brought.