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How long is a archery field for the olympic games?

110 yards. The Olympic shooting distance is 70mtr for both men and Women. The furthest distance shot in "Target Archery" for men is 100 yards and 80 yards for ladies, the metric distances are 90mtrs for men and 70 mtrs for ladies. Shooting 70mtrs for the Olympics was introduced to try and make it more of a spectator sport and archers shoot head-to-head one arrow at a time (total 18), winner goes through to the next round.


What are the Olympic records for the women's individual archery events?

There are seven Women's Archery events. Six of them are by South Koreans, and the seventh is tied between Ukraine and South Korea. See the web page below for details.


How long has archery been an olympic sport?

Archery was not a sports event in the first ancient Olympic Games in Greece. However, the games were held for over 1,000 years, so it's entirely possible that at some time archery was an Olympic sport in the past. Archery for men was an event for the first time in the modern Olympics in 1900. The first archery event for women was in 1904. However, there was no uniformity in the rules in those early Olympics and archery was dropped as an event after 1920. The international governing body for archery, the Federation Internationale de Tira l'Arc (FITA), was founded in 1931. See the related link.


How long is archery?

FITA indoor archery is 18 or 25m. Outdoor is 30 to 90m for men, 30 to 70m for women. Olympic archery is 70m. Imperial indoor archery is usually 20 yards. Outdoor ranges from 40 to 100 yards for seniors, 10 to 80 yards for juniors (under 18).


What were the archery targets at 1948 Olympics?

There was no official archery competition at the 1948 Olympics. On the day of the opening ceremonies there was an archery demonstration by wheelchair-bound servicemen and women injured in the war, which was one of the foundations of the modern Paralympics. The World Archery Competition was also held in London at the same time as the Olympic Games, but there was no archery competition at the Olympics until 1972. (Archery events had been held in 1900, 1904, 1908, and 1920.)


How far were the targets from people in archery contests?

Depend of what contests and when. But generally: Olympic shoot-offs are at 70m for Men and Women. Olympic Qualifying rounds are shot at 90, 70, 50 & 30m for men 70, 60, 50 & 30m for women. These are known as FITA rounds and are used across the world now. The 'older' traditional rounds are the York for men; 100, 80 & 60 yards, and the Hereford for women; 80, 60 & 50 yards.


What is the women's world record for olympic distance triathlon?

5 hours


How many athletes competed in archery in the London 2012 Olympic Games?

A total of 128 athletes competed across the four events: the men's individual, women's individual, men's team and women's team


How many medals did Indonesia win at the olympic games 1988?

1 ... a silver in women's team archery (Lilies Handayani, Nurfitriyana Saiman-Lantang, and Kusuma Wardhani).


Has Canada ever won a medal in archery at the Olympics?

No.Canada has never won an Olympic medal in archery. Their best finish was fifth in the women's individual competition at the 1976 games.


Can men only play archery?

Archery is for both men and women


What are little known Olympic sports?

Men's and women's taekwondo, 20 km walk, 50 km walk, canoeing, archery, shooting (skeet, trap, air pistol)


How many times has neroli fairhall competed in the Olympic games?

Neroli competed in one Olympics, the 1984 Games in Los Angeles where she finished 35th in women's individual archery. She was the first paraplegic to compete at the Olympics.


What are the ability barriers in sport for women?

Archery. In archery both men and women compete angainst each other. Tennis does not count becuse that only happend once.


What types of archery competition are there on the olympic games?

Archery completion at the Olympic games allow only one type of bow known as Recurve Limited (that is a Recurve bow with a sight, shot with finger release) according to the NFAA, or simple known as Recurve according to the USAA and NAA. No Compound bows, traditional bows or bare bow division.The rules are set by the Federation Internationale de Tir a l'Arc (FITA), the international governing body of the sport.There are four archery events held at the Olympics: Men's Individual, Women's Individual, Men's Team and Women's Team.A little bit outdated - but much more details can be found at: http://www.archeryweb.com/archery/olympics.htmAnswer improved by: CUPID'S GATE ARCHERY - San Francisco & Marin County www.cupidsgatearchery.com


Who won the silver medal in women's individual archery at the Rio 2016 Olympics?

The silver medal went to Lisa Unruh in the Women's Individual Archery event at the Rio 2016 Olympics.


Who was the oldest women to ever win an olympic gold medal?

Sybil Newall of Great Britain in double round archery at the 1908 Games in London. She was 53 years, 275 days old when she won the gold medal.


Who won the gold medal in women's individual archery at the Rio 2016 Olympics?

The gold medal winner in the Women's Individual Archery event at the Rio 2016 Olympics was Hyejin Chang.


Were women women allowed at the ancient olympic games?

Women were not allowed to compete in ancient Olympic games.


Which country won the silver medal in women's individual archery at the Rio 2016 Olympics?

For the Women's Individual Archery event at the Rio 2016 Olympics, the country that won silver was Germany.


Can both men and women compete in archery?

yes they can


When was Shoot the Women First created?

Shoot the Women First was created in 1991.


What is the target distance in tournament for traditional bows?

Under the Grand National Archery Society Rules (Governing Body for the UK): 100 yards for men and 80 yards for ladies. Other distances standard for both sexes are 60 yards, 50 yards, 40 yards, 20 yards and 10 yards, juniors shoot the shorter distances relative to their age group. FITA distances (International): 90mtrs for men and 70mtrs for ladies. The other distances standard for both sexes are 50 meters and 30 meters. In competition, after the men have shot 90mtrs they then shoot 70mtrs, the ladies (on separate targets) after shooting 70mtrs will shoot 60mtrs, both men and women will then shoot 50mtrs / 30mtrs. Men and women do not shoot on the same targets in this type of competition.


Who won the bronze medal in women's individual archery at the Rio 2016 Olympics?

The bronze medal winner in the Women's Individual Archery event at the Rio 2016 Olympics was Bo-Bae Ki.


Which country won the bronze medal in women's individual archery at the Rio 2016 Olympics?

South Korea won the bronze medal in the Women's Individual Archery event at the Rio 2016 Olympics.