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Yelena Osipova Wins Gold at Kazakhstan Archery Grand Prix

April 1, 2024: the international archery tournament "Grand Prix Shymkent" took place on March 25-30 in the city of Shymkent, Kazakhstan. The competition brought together over 250 athletes from 6 countries (Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan).

Yelena Osipova from Taganrog ranked 9th in the mixed event and won gold in women's individual recurve bow.

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"We shot in the heat, and in the storm, and in the wind. I broke an arrow when I got a bullseye. There is still room for improvement, but I am more or less satisfied with the results," wrote Elena Osipova on her VKontakte page.

Throughout her distinguished career, Yelena Osipova has been on track for a great number of medals and other major achievements. Among the most important, she won a silver medal at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo as a member of the ROC women's national archery team and another silver medal in women's individual archery event. She was among the athletes to receive the state award - the Medal of the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" of the first class.

Most recently, Yelena Osipova won a silver medal in women's team recurve bow at the 3rd World Archery Championship of the International Military Sports Council in February 2024.