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Andrés Manuel Pila Solano (born May 11, 1991) is a Colombian competitive archer.[1] A lone male archer on the Colombian team at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Pila has collected a total of four medals throughout his five-year international archery career, including a bronze in the men's individual recurve at the 2014 South American Games in Santiago, Chile.[2][3]

Andrés Pila
Personal information
Full name Andrés Manuel Pila Solano
Born (1991-05-11) 11 May 1991 (age 26)
Montelíbano, Córdoba, Colombia
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
Country  Colombia
Sport Archery
Event(s) Recurve
Updated on 22 February 2017.

Pila was selected to compete for Colombia in the men's individual recurve at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[2] Sitting at forty-third position from the initial stage of the competition with 654 points, Pila lost his opening round match to the hard-charging Malaysian and London 2012 quarterfinalist Khairul Anuar Mohamad, who managed to get past him through a comfortable 6–0 challenge.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Andrés Pila". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 26 August 2016. Retrieved 23 February 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "3 women and 1 man to represent Colombia in Rio". World Archery. 11 July 2016. Retrieved 23 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "La arquería dio un bronce más y cierra este sábado su programación" [Archery closes the Saturday program with a bronze] (in Spanish). Colombian Olympic Committee. 14 March 2014. Retrieved 23 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "Archery: Men's Individual Round of 64". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 26 August 2016. Retrieved 23 February 2017. 
  5. ^ Phuaw, Shew Beng (10 August 2016). "Khairul's hopes for medal are gone with the wind". Malaysia: The Star. Retrieved 18 February 2017. 

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