In addition, it has qualified for the World Games 2022 to be held from July 7 to 17 in Birmingham, Alabama, in the United States.
the man from Salamanca Carlos Iglesias is he new champion of Spain of Archery in the Field in a round weekend, since he has won gold in the individual competition and in the team modality
With authority he reached the final series, firstly eliminating goalkeeper Josep Figueras from Madrid in the semifinal, and Amets Zurbano from Navarre in the final.
With this championship, he consolidates his status as Champion of Spain again, a consideration that he has already shown in the 2019-2020 season, and last year as runner-up in Spain.
This Spanish Championship will also serve as a catalyst to face his participation in the World Games 2022 this coming week, as the representative of Spain in the Recurve Bow modality, an event to which he will travel to the United States this Wednesday, and which he will defend against the best of the world from July 10. 12 classified around the world to fight for the 3 long-awaited places on the podium. Complex challenge, but possible, given the excellent form of the goalkeeper from Salamanca.
Carlos Iglesias, who shoots for the Madrid club Arqueros de Pozuelo, was also part this weekend of the team of 5 goalkeepers representing each regional federation, and which is made up of one goalkeeper from each modality and at least one person from a different sex to the rest This modality aims to achieve parity in the teams.
This team managed to become Champion of Spain after going directly to the semifinals for having been seeded in the qualifying rounds, and later defeating Extremadura and Catalonia, in a final from less to more, where they were always a point or two behind until in the final entry they overtook the Catalans, winning the Championship
In addition, he also received the silver medal in the 2022 National Field League