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Archery at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

Archery at the 2008 Summer Paralympics consists of nine events, five for men and four for women. The competitions were held at the Olympic Green Archery Field from September 9 to September 15, 2008.

Archery
at the XIII Paralympic Games
LindseyCarmichaelBeijing2008BronzeMedalist.jpg
VenueOlympic Green Archery Field
DatesSeptember 9–15
2004
2012

Contents

ClassificationEdit

Archers are given a classification depending on the type and extent of their disability. The classification system allows archers to compete against others with a similar level of function.

Archery classes are:

  • Wheelchair 1 (W1)
  • Wheelchair 2 (W2)
  • Standing (ST)

EventsEdit

For each of the events below, medals are contested for one or more of the above classifications.

  • Men's individual compound
    • Open
    • W1
  • Men's individual recurve
    • Standing
    • W1/W2
  • Men's team recurve
    • Open
  • Women's individual compound
    • Open
  • Women's individual recurve
    • Standing
    • W1/W2
  • Women's team recurve
    • Open

Participating countriesEdit

There were 134 athletes (86 males, 48 females) from 28 countries competing in this sport.

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

This ranking sorts countries by the number of gold medals earned by their archers (in this context a country is an entity represented by a National Paralympic Committee). The number of silver medals is taken into consideration next and then the number of bronze medals. If, after the above, countries are still tied, equal ranking is given and they are listed alphabetically.

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  China (CHN)2327
2  Great Britain (GBR)2114
3  South Korea (KOR)2103
4  Czech Republic (CZE)1012
5  Mongolia (MGL)1001
  Turkey (TUR)1001
7  Italy (ITA)0213
8  France (FRA)0101
  Japan (JPN)0101
10  United States (USA)0022
11  Chinese Taipei (TPE)0011
  Switzerland (SUI)0011
Totals (12 nations)99927

Men's eventsEdit

Event Class Gold Silver Bronze
Individual compound
details
open John Stubbs
  Great Britain
Alberto Simonelli
  Italy
Philippe Horner
  Switzerland
W1 David Drahoninsky
  Czech Republic
John Cavanagh
  Great Britain
Jeff Fabry
  United States
Individual recurve
details
standing Baatarjav Dambadondog
  Mongolia
Fabrice Meunier
  France
Chen Yegang
  China
W1/W2 Cheng Changjie
  China
Marco Vitale
  Italy
Tseng Lung-Hui
  Chinese Taipei
Team recurve
details
open   South Korea (KOR)
Cho Hyun Kwan
Kim Hong Kyu
Lee Hong Gu
  China (CHN)
Chen Yegang
Cheng Changjie
Dong Zhi
  Italy (ITA)
Oscar De Pellegrin
Mario Esposito
Marco Vitale

Women's eventsEdit

Event Class Gold Silver Bronze
Individual compound
details
open Danielle Brown
  Great Britain
Chieko Kamiya
  Japan
Mel Clarke
  Great Britain
Individual recurve
details
standing Lee Hwa-Sook
  South Korea
Gao Fangxia
  China
Lindsey Carmichael
  United States
W1/W2 Gizem Girişmen
  Turkey
Fu Hongzhi
  China
Xiao Yanhong
  China
Team recurve
details
open   China (CHN)
Fu Hongzhi
Goa Fangxia
Xiao Yanhong
  South Korea (KOR)
Kim Ki-Hee
Kim Ran-Sook
Lee Hwa-Sook
  Czech Republic (CZE)
Miroslava Cerna
Lenka Kuncova
Marketa Sidkova

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "Schedules and Results - Archery". The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Archived from the original on 11 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-10.

External linksEdit