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Muntyan and Arnold Win Silver Medal at Pan American Championships

Tatyana Muntyan and Bruce Arnold on the podium winning Silver Medal at the
Youth and Masters Pan American Championships, San Salvador 2024 (Submitted photo)

After scoring a World Record of 1228 points in the recurve 50+ mixed team qualifying round at 60 meters, the pair of Tatyana Muntyan and Bruce Arnold of the U.S. Virgin Islands, won a Silver Medal in San Salvador, El Salvador.  The pair lost in the Gold Medal match to the United States by less than a centimeter in their final shoot-off arrow of the 2024 Pan American Youth and Masters Championships.

Muntyan and Arnold added a remarkable 47 points to the previous record set in 2022 by the United States during the Pan American Championships in Halifax, Canada. In addition to this record, Muntyan also broke the Pan American record with 656 points after the 72-arrows shot in qualifying.

In the elimination rounds, Arnold finished in 5th place. (Submitted photo)

In the individual gold medal match Tatyana finished on top.  In another one arrow shot-off, Tatyana shot a perfect 10 when she needed it, beating Jani Grellner of the United States in the finals of the Recurve 50+ Women category. After setting a world record and winning a silver medal in the Mixed Team event, Tatyana can now add Pan American Champion to her resume.


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