Erik Jonsson, centre, claimed gold, with Leo Pettersson, left, taking silver and Ryan Davis, right, picking up bronze ©World Games 2022

Erik Jonsson ensured experience prevailed over youth as he downed teenager Leo Pettersson in an all-Swedish men’s barebow final at the Birmingham 2022 World Games.

The 46-year-old archer held his nerve to defeat 18-year-old Pettersson 57-52 at Avondale Park.

Ryan Davis of the United States edged Michael Meyer of Germany 52-51 to clinch men’s bronze.

Cinzia Noziglia of Italy captured the women’s barebow title with a 48-44 win over Christina Lyons of the US.

Sweden’s Lina Bjorklund beat Anne Viljanen of Finland 53-32 to take bronze.

Kanjutha Phattaraboonsorn of Thailand, Licai Pourtois of Belgium, France’s Juliana Ferreira, Serbia’s Nikola Trajkovic and German duo Annalena Bauer and Simon Attenberger all won ju-jitsu fighting gold medals.

Ne-waza gold medals went to Florian Bayili from Belgium, Israel's Nimron Ryeder and Meshy Rosenfeld, Vicky Hoang of Canada, Maja Povsnar from Slovenia and Emirati athlete Failsal Al Ketbi. 

In sport climbing, Japan’s Miho Nonaka claimed women’s boulder gold with Slovenia’s Katja Debevec finishing second and Japan’s Mao Nakamura coming third.

The men’s boulder final saw two more Japanese athletes land podium spots but it was Belgium’s Nicolas Collin who came out on top.

Collin finished ahead of Kokoro Fujii and Yoshiyuki Ogata.

David Franco of Spain emerged victorious from the men’s double mini-trampoline final, registering a winning score of 28.200 points.

Daniel Schmidt of Germany came second with 27.800, while Japan’s Ryohei Taniguchi finished third with 26.900.

In tug of war, Chinese Taipei triumphed in the women’s outdoor 540 kilograms final, beating Sweden 3-0.

The bronze medal went to Switzerland who beat Britain 2-1.

Waterski and wakeboard competition continues as American Regina Jaquess won the women’s slalom.

Canada’s Jaimee Bull came second with Germany’s Greena Krueger finishing third.

Nate Smith of the US triumphed in the men’s slalom, beating Italy’s Brando Caruso and Canada’s Cole McCormick.

Neilly Ross of Canada clinched the women’s trick title, with American Anna Gay and Malaysian Aaliyah Yoong Hanifah coming second and third, respectively.

Adam Pickos grabbed another title for US, winning the men’s trick crown.

Ukraine’s Danylo Filchenko claimed silver and France’s Pierre Ballon earned bronze.

New Zealand’s Tim Robertson captured the orienteering men’s sprint title as Sweden’s Martin Regborn came second and Tomas Krivda of the Czech Republic bagged bronze.

There was success for Switzerland’s Simona Aebersold as she triumphed in the women’s sprint final.

Tereza Janosikova of the Czech Republic sealed silver with Elena Roos of Switzerland completing the podium with bronze.

The acrobatic gymnastics women’s pairs final was won by Ukraine with 29.290.

Portugal finished second with 28.780, while the US came third with 27.120.

Germany and Croatia won the respective women’s and men’s beach handball titles at Sloss Furnaces.

The Germans overcame Norway 2-0, while Croatia defeated Qatar 2-1.