WENTZEL SETS NEW WORLD RECORD AT 60 METRES WITH 357/360 POINTS
Danelle Wentzel scored 357 out of a possible 360 points for 36 arrows at 60 metres to set a new world record, subject to ratification, at South Africa’s national championships on 31 March.
The score was one point more than the previous world best, set by Belgium’s Gladys Willems in 2007.
“I went on holiday without my bow for the first time in a few years and when I came back I was motivated to shoot again, but with more focus,” said Wentzel.
“I really tried shooting perfectly in practice and not just flinging arrows. At my first competition of the year I shot a personal best at 50 metres.”
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