The Archery World Cup Final in Dubai will take place on Saturday 24 November with the top 16 archers of the year. For the first time in history, the athletes will be shooting over a floating platform in a lake at the Madinat Jumeirah Souk, close to the famous 7-star hotel Burj Al Arab.
Many TV channels will feature a live coverage of the Archery World Cup Final as of 3 pm (local time):
Ø Eurosport 2, Pan Europe
Ø CCTV, China
Ø KBS N, Korea
Ø RTR Sports, Russia
Ø Powerkhnost, Ukraine
Ø RAI, Italy
Ø TRT, Turkey
Ø ART, Pan Arab
Ø Zee Sports, India
The following week Eurosport 1 will show a 26-minute highlight as well as many other channels such as ESPN Star Sport, Ten Sports, Sport+, Hong Kong TV, Czech Sports TV, Setanta Sports UK, Al Jazeera Sports, NTV+ in Russia, Bandeirantes in Brazil.
The World Cup Final will also be featured in magazines for Sports Unlimited, IEC in Sports “Road to Beijing”, Al Jazeera International or Ten Sports.
The athletes will shoot for the title of World Cup Winner 2007 and big prize money. Among the 16 archers from 12 countries (India, China, Korea, Russia, USA, Great Britain, Italy, France, Sweden, Mexico, El Salvador and Brazil), two of them will be looking at repeating their 2006 title: Sofia Goncharova (RUS) in Compound Women and Zhang Juan Juan (CHN) in Recurve Women. In Compound Men, Jorge Jimenez (ESA) and Braden Gellenthien (USA) will try to finish in beauty a season that they dominated. In Recurve Men, the two experience archers Baljinima Tsyrempilov (RUS) and Michele Frangilli (ITA) will take on the younger but talented Juan Rene Serrano (MEX) and Al Wills (GBR).
The Archery World Cup Final in Dubai is ready to provide a truly special sports show!