Korean takes final archery gold

Jin Hyek Oh of Korea won the final archery competition of these Games Friday at Lord’s Cricket Grounds, defeating Takaharu Furukawa of Japan, 7-1, for the gold medal in the men’s competition. Xiaoxiang Dai of China defeated Rick van der Ven of the Netherlands, 6-5, for the bronze medal. There were no Americans in Friday’s […]

London 2012 Olympics: Friday viewer’s guide

What to watch and when Friday at the London Olympics.

  • Lindsay Applebaum
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  • Aug 3, 2012

Ki Bo Bae wins archery gold; American Khatuna Lorig falters late to lose bronze

South Korea continues its dominance on the range while Mexico wins its first ever archery medals.

Korean wins archery gold in shoot-off

Ki Bo Bae of South Korea won the gold medal on a one-arrow shoot-off Thursday at Lord’s Cricket Ground. Aida Roman became the second Mexican to win an archery medal in about an hour when she settled for silver. Her countrywoman, Mariana Avitia, beat American Khatuna Lorig for the bronze in the previous match. In […]

Mexico makes history; Lorig out of medals

Mariana Avitia made history for Mexico and ended Khatuna Lorig’s medal hopes Thursday, winning the bronze medal at Lord’s Cricket Ground. It was the first medal ever in archery for Mexico, which was guaranteed a second as well, with Aida Roman facing Ki Bo Bae of Korea in the gold medal match. Read the full […]

Lorig loses in archery semifinal

Khatuna Lorig lost her semifinal match to Ki Bo Bae after a review of one arrow in the fourth set gave the Korean an extra point and the victory at Lord’s Cricket Ground. The fourth set appeared to be tied, which would have given Ki a 5-3 lead going into a fifth set. But arrows […]

Lorig into archery semifinals

Khatuna Lorig advanced to the semifinals with a 6-2 victory over Berengere Schuh of France at Lord’s Cricket Ground. Lorig will face the winner of the second quarterfinal between Ki Bo Bae of Korea and Ksenia Perova of Russia in one semifinal. The semifinal winners will meet for the gold medal later today; the semifinal […]

Lorig advances to archery quarterfinals

What you need is Khatuna Lorig, which is not a new coffee at Starbucks but is in a fact a U.S. archer who is marching through the competition again this morning. Lorig took on China’s Ming Chen in the first elimination match of the morning — 4 a.m. ET to you and me — and […]

London 2012 Olympics: Thursday viewer’s guide

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte go head-to-head in the 200 IM final while gymnasts Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman go for the gold in the individual all-around.

U.S. men eliminated in archery

Brady Ellison lost his second elimination match Wednesday at Lord’s Cricket Ground and is out of the archery competition. Ellison defeated Mark Javier of the Philippines in his first match, shooting six 10s in a 7-1 victory, but fell 7-1 to Taylor Worth of Australia in the next round. His teammate, Jake Kaminski, lost to […]

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