Canada-based Guyanese to compete in World Archery Championship


Archery Guyana on Tuesday announced the participation of its overseas-based member, 29-year-old Devin Persaud, at the Hyundai World Archery Championships 2019 in the Netherlands.

Persaud has roots in Rose Hall Town, Berbice, but is currently residing and training in Canada. He has been involved in the sport of Archery for the past five years, during which time he became so passionate about the sport, that he started Canada’s first online Archery Shop.

“This is a platform from which he shares his passion whilst assisting with the continued growth of the sport as he continues to pursue his passion of representing Guyana at the highest level,” Archery Guyana said in a statement.

This world competition represents his first opportunity on the path to securing a spot for Guyana in the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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