What is your favourite international Olympic archery moment?
The archery competition at Athens 2004 is held at Panathinaikos Stadium which was initially built in the 6th century BC and was a key site for the first modern Olympic Games in 1896.
South Korea’s Kim Soo-Nyung establishes herself as the most decorated archer of the modern era with her sixth career medal at Sydney 2000.
New Zealand’s Neroli Fairhall becomes the first paraplegic athlete to compete in the Olympic Games at Los Angeles 1984, shooting while seated in a wheelchair.
American Eliza Pollock sets the mark as the oldest female medallist in Olympic history in winning team gold at St. Louis 1904 at age 63 years and 333 days.
South Korea wins its seventh straight women’s team gold at London 2012, making it the only country to win the event since its debut at Seoul 1988.
Spanish Paralympic archer Antonio Rebollo lights the cauldron by shooting a flaming arrow into it at the Barcelona 1992 Opening Ceremony.
Belgian Hubert Van Innis becomes the most decorated Olympic archer in history at Antwerp 1920, winning six medals including four gold to bring his career medal total to nine.
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