Men's Individual

Men’s Individual World Record: 72 Arrows - Dong-Hyun - Korea, 12 Arrows Won-Jong - Korea

Viktor Ruban from Ukrain wins gold medal in men’s individual archery

Viktor Ruban of Ukraine beat Park Yung-mo from South Korea by one point to win the gold medal in Archery Men’s Individual competition.
Bair Badenov from Russia won the bronze medal.

10 years ago

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Reuters has a fantastic story on Im Dong-hyun who is a world champion archer from South Korea who is legally blind.
“He can see at 20 feet what a person with perfect vision can see at 200 feet. That makes Im legally blind.”
“I’ve practiced using glasses before but actually it makes me feel less [...]

Anyone making the Olympics team is highly skilled in their Olympic sport. Most athletes are extremely fit and have strict dietary requirements. For some sports however, a strict diet is not so important.
Jay Lyon from Canada is competing for his country in the Archery.
“I’m not much of an athlete, I eat a lot [...]

Archery is said to be for South Korea as table tennis is for China. Korean women hold every world record in the outdoor recurve discipline as used in the Olympics.
South Korea has even made their training center a replica of the venue being used for the Beijing Olympics. Coaches make noise in the [...]