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The World Games Athlete of the Year 2018

Sara Lopez - Archery

Sara Lopez’ archery resume has it all. World records? She has them. Championships? Lopez has enough gold medals to sink a small boat.

In just five years, this 22-year-old Columbian archer won 36 World Cup and World Championship medals. She’s maintained a number one world ranking longer than any athlete in World Cup history (1,033 days).

Lopez wasn’t always an archer. As a teenager, she played volleyball and was introduced to archery when her brother started shooting. It was love at first sight.

She is the current world record holder for a 15-arrow round and other 10 world records, having become the first woman to shoot a perfect 150 at stage 3 of the World Cup in Medellin.

1 January, 2019




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