Archery is the use of a stringed bow to propel arrows towards a target.
It was first included as an Olympic sport in 1900 for men and 1904 for women.
Competitive archery – that is, archery that involves archers aiming arrows at a target – has various forms, but all have the same aim: to shoot your arrows as close to the center of the target as possible.
The following skills could be gained with the practice of Archery:
Improved hand-eye coordination
Improved cognitive abilities
Fostering the value of patience
"Silver Arrow" Championship
Wadi Degla Clubs has previously succeeded in winning 4 different medals in the “Silver Arrow” Championship.
“Silver Arrow” is one of the most important archery championships organized by the Egyptian Federation of Bow and Arrow. It is also considered a vital experience for most Egyptian archery teams to participate and compete in. Most importantly, “Silver Arrow” performance results impact decisions involved in selecting players who are eligible to join the national team.
Wadi Degla players’ results were as follows:
Two of Wadi Degla’s promising players came in 1st place and won a gold medal; Mohamed Othman Kamel in U-20 year competition, and Mohamed Ahmed Moustafa in U-25 year competition.