Women's Individual

WR: 72 Arrows, Sung-Hyung, South Korea. 12 Arrows, Mi-Jin Song, South Korea.

Juan Juan Zhang wins women’s individual archery

Juan Juan Zhang from China has won the gold medal in the women’s individual archery at the Beijing Olympics. I am going to have to check the records, but I think this is the first time South Korea has not won the event.
Sung-Hyun Park from South Korea won the silver medal and Ok-Hee Yun [...]

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Pretty much as expected Korea is leading the women’s archery. I have written previously as to how Korean archers, particularly the women lead the world.
Standings after day 1:
Women’s:
1. Sung-Hyun Park - 673 points
2. Ok-Hee Yun - 667 points
3. Hyun-Jung Joo - 664 points
Men’s
1. Juan Rene Serrano - Mexico - 679
2. Singh Champia - India [...]

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 [...]