Nguyen, Hamilton 2016

ATHLETE BIOGRAPHY / PROFILE

 

 Last Name:  Nguyen

Given Name(s): Hamilton

Gender: Male

Date of Birth:  June 15, 1991

Home Town:  Toronto

Province: Ontario

Club: Bullseye Buchaneers,

Peel Archery Club

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Bow: Win&Win and Easton

Handedness:  Right

Types of Archery Pursued: Indoor/Outdoor Target and Field

Personal Coach’s Name: Joan Mcdonald

Why and when did you get involved in archery?

I needed to find something to do besides music rehearsals after school and decided to join an after school archery program in high school. I decided to continue and pursue competitions internationally a few years later.

Hours of practice per week: 30-40hrs

Archery Goals:

Short Term Goals:

Finish current outdoor season with personal bests and at the top of the 2016 rankings.

Long Term Goals:

Represent Canada at an Olympic Games.

Previous National Team Member: Yes 

Event(s) & Year(s):

2010 Junior Pan American Championships Guadalajara, Mexico
2011 Junior World Championship Team

2013 Senior World Championship Team- Alternate

2014 Pan American Championships Rosario, Argentina

2015 Senior World Championship Team – Alternate

2015 Pan American Games Toronto, Canada - Alternate

2016 XXXI Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro - Alternate

Major Canadian Tournament Results:

Event: Ontario Spring Classic

Year: 2015

Division: Senior Male Recurve

Placing: Gold

Major Canadian Tournament Results:

Event: Canadian National Championships

Year: 2015

Division: Senior Male Recurve

Placing: Silver

Major International Tournament Results: 

Event: AAE Arizona Cup

Year: 2016

Division: Senior Recurve Men

Placing: 8th

Major International Tournament Results: 

Event: World Cup Stage 2 - Medellin, Colombia

Year: 2016

Division: Senior Recurve Men Team

Placing: 4th

Major International Tournament Results: 

Event: Olympic Test Event - Rio de Janeiro

Year: 2015

Division: Senior Recurve Men Team

Placing: Silver

Personal Interests & Accomplishments Outside of Archery:

Continuing to practise viola in my spare time.