FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
NBC SPORTS PRESENTS 2018 ARCHERY WORLD CUP FINAL FROM TURKEY
Coverage Begins With Compound Finals on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 6:30 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Three-Time Olympic Medalist Brady Ellison & Two-Time World Cup Champion Braden Gellenthien Headline U.S. Contingent
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 26, 2018 – NBC Sports presents coverage of the 13th annual Archery World Cup Final from Samsun, Turkey, beginning Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. NBCSN will air encore coverage of the World Cup Final on Sunday at 11 p.m. ET.
The top eight archers in each category from the World Cup standings will compete in the final leg of the international circuit. Three-time Olympic medalist Brady Ellison, who will be competing in his ninth World Cup Final, is expected to lead the Americans in recurve, while defending champion Braden Gellenthien and Kris Schaff, who was second at the Indoor World Cup Final in February, will compete in compound, a non-Olympic event.
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA content will be streamed via authentication on NBCSports.com, OlympicChannel.com, the NBC Sports app, and the Olympic Channel app. Full live streaming coverage will be available on OlympicChannel.com and the Olympic Channel app.
Coverage of Olympic Sports on NBC Sports Group platforms is a presentation of the Olympic Channel, Home of Team USA.
Following is NBC Sports’ telecast schedule for the Archery World Cup Final:
|Sat., Sept. 29||4 a.m.||Women’s Compound||Streaming*|
|8 a.m.||Men’s Compound||Streaming*|
|6:30 p.m.||Compound Finals**||Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA|
|Sun., Sept. 30||4 a.m.||Women’s Recurve||Streaming*|
|8 a.m.||Men’s Recurve||Streaming*|
|4 p.m.||Recurve Finals**||Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA|
|11 p.m.||World Cup Final (Encore)||NBCSN|
*Live streaming on OlympicChannel.com and Olympic Channel app
**Same-day delay coverage