Top 10 Greatest Compound Archers In The World

July 22, 2020 By Sourav


Top 10 Greatest Compound Archers In The World

Archery is one of the most ancient and sophisticated sports in the world, with the sport being mentioned in classic tales and mythologies. It is one of the most classic sports of all time. Over time, it has been modified. Compound archery is a kind of archery that requires great skill and technique. The archer needs to shoot with the compound bow, which is a modern bow that uses a levering system to bend the limbs. The system usually has cables and pulleys. This bow was first developed in 1966 by Holles Wilbur Allen. Let us take a look at the Top 10 Greatest Compound Archers In The World.

Greatest Compound Archers In The World

10. Braden Gellenthien

Braden Gellenthien, an athlete from the USA, now competes in compound archery with 167.000 points. Born on 26 April 1986, he has earned himself several accolades. Among his many achievements, the most remarkable ones are the two gold medals as a team member and one silver medal as an individual at the World Archery Championships. He achieved one gold and four silver medals as an individual at the Archery World Cup.

Besides, he also achieved one gold an individual, and three more as a team member at the Indoor World Championships. He is a former world number one archer, owing to his tremendous skill and performance in various major tournaments. He now holds the tenth place in our list of top 10 greatest compound archers in the world.

9. Rajat Chauhan

Rajat Chauhan, an athlete from India, now competes in compound archery with 170.350 points. Born on 30 December 1994, he has earned himself several accolades. Among his many achievements, the most remarkable one is the gold medal as a part of the compound team at the Asian Games held in 2014 at Incheon, which he won along with teammates Abhishek Verma and Sandeep Kumar.

He was only 19 years old at that time. In the year 2014, he became the first archer from India to have ever qualified for the Archery World Cup final, in compound archery. He is one of the most promising compound archers in India at the moment. He now holds the ninth place in our list of the top 10 greatest compound archers in the world.

8. Sergio Pagni

Sergio Pagni, an athlete from Italy, now competes in compound archery with 174.150 points. Born on 26 March 1979, he has earned himself several accolades. Among his many achievements, the most remarkable ones are two gold medals as a part of the Mixed Team the Archery World Championships, two gold medals as an individual, one silver medal as a Mixed Team member, and two individual bronze medals at the Archery World Cup.

He also achieved one gold medal as an individual at the 2014 World Indoor Championships at Nimes, to name a few of his many golds, silver and bronze medals at major tournaments like World Games, European Championships, etc. He now holds the eighth place in our list of the top 10 greatest compound archers in the world.

7. Alexander Dambaev

Alexander Dambaev, an athlete from Russia, now competes in compound archery with 175.700 points. Born on 16 January 1989, he has earned himself several accolades. Among his many achievements, the most remarkable ones are the silver medal as a part of the Mixed Team and bronze medal as an individual at the Archery World Championships held in 2013 at Belek, one gold medal as an individual at the 2011 Summer Universiade held at Shenzhen.

He also achieved one gold medal as a part of the team at the 2010 European Archery Championships held at Rovereto. The 30-year-old is considered one of the most promising archers of Russia. He surely deserves his place among the top 10 greatest compound archers in the world.

6. Bridger Deaton

Bridger Deaton, an athlete from the USA, now competes in compound archery with 184.475 points. Born on 29 July 1994, he has earned himself several accolades. Among his many achievements, the most remarkable ones are the gold medal as an individual competitor and another gold medal as a part of the Mixed Team at the Archery World Cup of 2014, held at Lausanne.

He won one gold medal as a Junior Individual. Besides, he won two more as a part of the Junior Team at the World Indoor Championships. He won one team cadet team gold and one cadet Mixed Team gold at the 2011 Youth World Championships in Legnica, etc., all the while giving great performances. He now holds the sixth place among the top 10 greatest compound archers in the world.

5. Mike Schloesser

Mike Schloesser, an athlete from the Netherlands, now competes in compound archery with 202.850 points. Born on 15 January 1994, he has earned himself several accolades. Among his many achievements, the most remarkable ones are the gold medal as an individual competitor at the Archery World Championships held in 2013 at Belek.

He achieved a gold medal as an individual, another gold medal as a part of the Mixed Team. Besides, he won a silver medal as a part of the team at the World Youth Championships. Mike now holds the fifth place in our list of the top 10 greatest compound archers in the world.

4. Sebastien Peineau

Sebastien Peineau, an athlete from France, now competes in compound archery with 207.450 points. Born on 24 May 1987, he has earned himself several accolades. Among his many achievements, the most remarkable ones are the gold medal as an individual at the first stage of the 2014 Archery World Cup held in Shanghai for his brilliant show of skill.

He achieved a silver medal as a part of the team at the World Indoor Championships held in 2012 at Las Vegas, where he gave an incredible performance, as well as a silver medal as an individual archer at the 2014 European Outdoor Championships held at Echmiadzin, for another great performance. He now holds the fourth place in our list of the top 10 greatest compound archers in the world.

3. Reo Wilde

Reo Wilde, an athlete from America, Now competes in compound archery with 220.550 points. Born on 6 October 1973, he has earned himself several accolades. Among his many achievements, the most remarkable ones are two team gold medals and an individual gold medal, as well as an individual bronze medal at the Archery World Championships.

He also achieved a gold, two silver medals, and a bronze medal as an individual at the Archery World Cup. Besides, he won two team gold, an individual and an individual silver at the Indoor World Championships. He won two gold medals as an individual and team member at the 2013 World Games, etc. He now holds the third place in our list of the top 10 greatest compound archers in the world.

2. Peter Elzinga

Peter Elzinga, an athlete from the Netherlands, now competes in compound archery with 222.750 points. Born on 30 January 1981, he has earned himself several accolades. Among his many achievements, the most remarkable ones are the silver medal as a part of the team at the Archery World Championships held in 2011 at Torino, a silver medal as an individual at the 2006 Archery World Cup Final, and a gold each as an individual as well as a part of the Mixed Team.

He also achieved a silver and a bronze medal as a team member. Moreover, he won an individual bronze medal at the European Archery Championships, etc. Elzinga achieved the rank of World No.1 in 2004. He now holds the second place in our list of the top 10 greatest compound archers in the world.

1. Pierre Julien Deloche

One of the greatest archers of all time, Pierre Julien Deloche, now competes in compound archery with 270.500 points. Born on 6 February 1982, he has earned himself several accolades. Among his many achievements, the most remarkable ones are the silver medal as an individual and bronze medal as a part of the team at the Archery World Championships held in 2013 at Belek.

He achieved two gold medals as a part of the Mixed Team and a silver medal as an individual at the 2013 Archery World Cup Final, a silver and a bronze medal as a team member at the Indoor World Championships, an individual silver medal at the World Games, etc. He achieved No.1 rank in 2013. Deloche now holds the top place in our list of the top 10 greatest compound archers in the world.

The ranking system in international competitive archery, known as the World Archery Rankings, was developed in 2001 by the World Archery Federation, and the system was later updated in 2010. The truly talented archers find their spots on the list, based on their performances in the most prestigious of all tournaments. And now, we hope that you liked our list of the top 10 greatest compound archers in the world.

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