Source: Xinhua

08-10-2008 16:24

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

BEIJING, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Defending Olympic champion Park Sung-hyun tied the Olympic record in the ranking round of women's archery competition Saturday.

Park's score of 673 in the individual ranking equaled the Olympic record set by Lina Herasymenko of Ukraine in 1996. Park set the world record of 682 in the same round in 2004.

South Korean Yun Ok-hee, who holds the world's No. 1 ranking, finished second with a score of 667, while their teammate Joo Hyun-jung followed up in third with a score of 664.

Narimanidze Khatuna of Georgia finished in fourth place behind the three South Koreans, with her score of 663 only one point behind Joo.

Narimanidze was fifth at the 2007 world championships in Leipzig, Germany.


Editor:Du Xiaodan