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More than a hundred athletes will participate in the XXV European Archery Championships and Prehistoric Propeller (05/10/2015)

More than a hundred athletes from Spain and France participated this weekend in the XXV European Archery Championships and Prehistoric propeller was held at the premises of argárico site "La Bastida" Totana.

The event was aimed at the sport of archery and spear in its prehistoric forms, using instruments made by craftsmen specialists.

In the test Archery involved more than 70 pitchers, while the Propellant they did over 40.

In the championship have enrolled appointment of France and the regions of Cantabria, Catalonia, Valencia, Andalusia and Murcia.

This sport was devised in the late 1980s by prehistorians dedicated to experimenting with propellers because they wanted to better understand how these objects.

In recent editions, the tournament brings together participants, archaeologists and enthusiasts who come to different legs of the same event in prehistoric settlements in Spain and other European countries, including Belgium, Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland.

Totana sleeve, which aims to also promote the dissemination of the site of La Bastida and the local historical heritage, has been organized by the Friends of the site of La Bastida (ASBA), the Society of Historiológicos and ethnographic studies (sehe) and the Department of Archaeological Sites of the City of Totana, with the support of the corporate brand "Totana Origin".

Evidence of prehistoric archery took place on Saturday afternoon;

while shooting with propellant held on Sunday morning;

and both were attended by a large audience and fans.

In addition, during this championship, workshops and complementary activities on educational and pedagogical grinding, ceramics and conducting courts were organized.

The awards ceremony was held yesterday at noon at the Municipal Exhibition Hall "Gregorio Cebrian" and was attended by the Councillor for Archaeological Sites, Immaculate Blazquez, and the mayors Agustin Gonzalo Martinez and Ana Canovas.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana

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