When it comes to archery, South Korea is a country that often dominates the event. While archery is not the most popular sport in the world, it is still held with respect in many countries. One of these countries is South Korea and why South Korea will be Hosting the 2025 World Archery Championship.
According to online sports betting experts, betting on South Korean archers in a competition is always a good bet. This is because on the last 2 major archery events, South Koreans have won gold. For example, last September during the 2021 World Archery, Korea won all gold medals. Even during the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo, South Korea got 3 gold medals.
2025 World Archery Championship and World Archery Congress in Gwangju
The decision for Korea to host for the 2025 World Archery Championship and World Archery Congress was made today. The executive board in Lausanne chose the city of Gwangju over Madrid in a 10 to 1 vote.
According to archery betting news, this will be the third time that South Korea will hose the World Archery Championship. Previously, the 2009 World Archery Championship was held in Ulsan and the 1985 event was held in Seoul.
The city of Gwangju will use the Gwangju International Archery Centre as the main tournament venue. In addition, a temporary arena next to the Asia Cultural Center will be setup for the finals of the tournament.
As part of their bid for the World Archery Championship, Gwangju will be running an archery outreach program.
According to betting odds websites, Gwangju will replace Shanghai as the Asian leg of the Hyundai Archery World Cup in 2022. This is because of the ongoing travel restrictions in China.
In the meanwhile, a decision as to whom will host the 2022 Hyundai Archery World Cup Final is still pending. However, they expect a decision to be made before the spring, with a January 31 deadline for bids.
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