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Olympic Records in Archery

Olympic Records in Archery: Archery has been held in the modern Summer Games regularly between 1900 and 1920 . After 1920 , the sport was excluded from the program. More than 50 years later, the sport reappeared in the 1972 Olympics with the individual event. In 1988 , the sport was added to the program. Since then, archery has been a regular event in the Summer Games . Many records have been made in the Olympic archery competition .

Men's records
Event Score Name Nation Games Date
72 arrow ranking round699Im Dong-hyun South Korea (KOR) 2012 London27 Jul 2012
216 arrow ranking round2087Im Dong-hyun
Kim Bubmin
Oh Jin-Hyek
 South Korea (KOR) 2012 London27 Jul 2012
18 arrow match173Park Kyung-Mo South Korea (KOR) 2004 Athens19 Aug 2004
36 arrow elimination339Chen Szu-yuan Chinese Taipei (TPE) 2004 Athens19 Aug 2004
36 arrow finals340Tim Cuddihy Australia (AUS) 2004 Athens19 Aug 2004
27 arrow match258Jang Yong-Ho
Oh Kyo-Moon
Kim Chung-tae
 South Korea (KOR) 2000 Sydney22 Sep 2000
54 arrow finals502Justin Huish
Butch Johnson
Rod White
 United States (USA) 1996 Atlanta2 Aug 1996
12 arrow match115Oh Kyo-Moon South Korea (KOR) 1996 Atlanta1 Aug 1996

Women's records
216 arrow ranking round2004Park Sung-Hyun
Yun Ok-Hee
Joo Hyun-Jung
 South Korea (KOR) 2008 Beijing9 Aug 2008
72 arrow ranking round673Lina Herasymenko Ukraine (UKR) 1996 Atlanta28 Jul 1996
Park Sung-Hyun South Korea (KOR) 2008 Beijing9 Aug 2008
36 arrow elimination341Yun Mi-Jin South Korea (KOR) 2004 Athens18 Aug 2004
54 arrow finals502Kim Soo-Nyung
Kim Nam-Soon
Yun Mi-Jin
 South Korea (KOR) 2000 Sydney21 Sep 2000
27 arrow match252Kim Soo-Nyung
Kim Nam-Soon
Yun Mi-Jin
 South Korea (KOR) 2000 Sydney21 Sep 2000
18 arrow match173Yun Mi-Jin South Korea (KOR) 2000 Sydney19 Sep 2000
12 arrow match114Kim Soo-Nyung South Korea (KOR) 1992 Barcelona2 Aug 1992


Last Updated On : January 22, 2016

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