The best athlete in Brazil in archery, Marcus D’Almeida, started the competition very well. World Championship in Yankton, in the United States, finished the first day of competition with the second best point, seven points behind the Olympic record holder.
Ninth at the Tokyo Olympics, Marcus D’Almeida scored 670 points just behind the South Korean kim woojin, a two-time Olympic champion and world record holder, who added seven more points. Other Brazilians finished in intermediate positions. Marcelo Costa was ranked 40th with 638 points, while Bernardo Oliveira Ranked 84th with 613. There are 102 athletes in the individual competition.
With an excellent classification, D’Almeida has already secured itself in the third stage of the knockout doubles competition. In the first phase, other representatives of the country will have to participate in the elimination matches. Costa challenges Canada’s Eric Peters, while Oliveira faces Turkish Mette Gazzo.
The Brazilians’ performance ensured the team eighth place overall, but Marcus D’Almeida was also out in the mixed team. She and Anne Marcel finished seventh in the United States on Tuesday.
Anne Marcel was the best scorer in the women’s individual in Brazil. She finished 35th with 608 points and will face Saudi Masail Alotabi. Ana Machado finished 45th with 601 points and will face Czech Jindriska Venenkova. Finally, Sara Nikitin, 51st overall, with 596 points, challenges the Spanish Ines de Velasco.