The Olympics is one of the biggest sporting events around the world, with athletes from different countries competing to be the best in their respective fields. One such sport that has been a part of the Olympics since its inception is archery. Archery is a sport that requires precision, accuracy, and focus, and it has been a part of the Olympics since 1900. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics has seen some exciting moments in archery, and in this article, we will discuss the highlights from the first two days of the event.
Archery at Olympics Tokyo 2020: Day 1 Highlights
The first day of archery at the Olympics saw some exciting matches as the athletes competed in the Men’s and Women’s Individual Ranking Rounds. The athletes had to shoot 72 arrows at a distance of 70 meters, and their scores were used to determine their rankings for the elimination rounds.
One of the highlights of the day was in the Women’s Individual Ranking Round, where An San of South Korea broke the Olympic record with a score of 680. The Men’s Individual Ranking Round was won by Brady Ellison of the United States, who scored 682 and set a new Olympic record.
Another highlight of the day was in the Men’s Team Ranking Round, where the team from Korea broke the Olympic record with a score of 2087. The team from the United States finished second with a score of 2055.
China Dominates Archery Medal Standings on Day 2 of Olympics
The second day of archery at the Olympics saw some intense competition as the athletes competed in the Men’s and Women’s Team Elimination Rounds. The day saw China dominate the medal standings, winning two gold medals and one silver medal.
In the Women’s Team event, China won the gold medal after defeating the team from South Korea in the final. The Chinese team, which included An San, who had set a new Olympic record on Day 1, won the gold medal with a score of 6-2.
In the Men’s Team event, China won the gold medal after defeating the team from Chinese Taipei in the final. The Chinese team won the gold medal with a score of 6-2. The team from South Korea won the bronze medal after defeating the team from the United States.
Archery has been a part of the Olympics for over a century, and it continues to be one of the most exciting events at the games. The first two days of archery at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have seen some thrilling matches, with athletes setting new records and competing fiercely for the gold medals. As we move towards the elimination rounds, the competition is only going to get more intense, and we can expect to see some more exciting moments in the days to come.