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Individual, Women

Date23 – 30 July 2021
StatusOlympic
LocationYumenoshima Park Archery Field, Koto, Tokyo
Participants64 from 40 countries
FormatRanking round consisted of 72 arrows at 70 m. Matches consisted of 12 arrows. Tie-breaking for the final placements was done by the following method. Losers in each round were ranked according to the score they shot in that round. Matches shot entirely at 70 metres.

Traditionally, the Olympic archery tournament is one of the first to be held at any Olympic Games. These competitions were no exception, the preliminary tournament began at 9 o’clock in the morning and lasted until noon when the temperature was 40 degrees Celsius, as a result, the athlete Svetlana Gomboyeva (Russian Olympic Committee) suffered heatstroke and collapsed. In addition to the ROC team, the first to help were athletes from Great Britain and Italy. She received qualified medical assistance from the organizers after 10 minutes.

The preliminary stage ended predictably with the first three places populated by female athletes from the Republic of Korea. However, at the main stage of the competition, the Korean athletes could not repeat their qualifying performances as Jang Min-Hui lost in the round of 32 and Kang Chae-Yeong was eliminated in the next round. The first place was taken by An San, the 5th ranked woman in the World Archery rankings. She was able to win the Olympic gold but only in a one arrow shootout by 10 points to 8, a tightly contested final with Yelena Osipova. Athletes from the ROC (Russian Olympic Committee) and Italy took their first Olympic medals in this discipline.

PosArcherNOC
1An SanKORGold
2Yelena OsipovaROCSilver
3Lucilla BoariITABronze
4Mackenzie BrownUSA
5Alejandra ValenciaMEX
6Wu JiaxinCHN
7Kang Chae-YeongKOR
8Deepika KumariIND
=9Yasemin AnagözTUR
=9Lisa BarbelinFRA
=9Ren HayakawaJPN
=9Lin Chia-EnTPE
=9Hanna MarusavaBLR
=9Miki NakamuraJPN
=9Kseniya PerovaROC
=9Bryony PitmanGBR
=17Sarah BettlesGBR
=17Ane MarcelleBRA
=17Karyna DziominskayaBLR
=17Maja JagerDEN
=17Jang Min-HuiKOR
=17Casey KaufholdUSA
=17Michelle KroppenGER
=17Long XiaoqingCHN
=17Veronika MarchenkoUKR
=17Jennifer Mucino-FernandezUSA
=17Reena PärnatEST
=17Chiara RebagliatiITA
=17Aída RománMEX
=17Gabriela SchloesserNED
=17Azusa YamauchiJPN
=17Yang XiaoleiCHN
=33Valentina AcostaCOL
=33Amal AdamEGY
=33Mădă AmăistroaieROU
=33Tatiana AndreoliITA
=33Denisa BaránkováSVK
=33Stephanie BarrettCAN
=33Bishindeegiin UrantungalagMGL
=33Christine BjerendalSWE
=33Diananda ChoirunisaINA
=33Inés de VelascoESP
=33Đỗ Thị Ánh NguyệtVIE
=33Rihab El-WalidTUN
=33Adriana EspinosaECU
=33Naomi FolkardGBR
=33Svetlana GomboyevaROC
=33Marie HoráčkováCZE
=33Marlyse HourtouCHA
=33Alice IngleyAUS
=33 KarmaBHU
=33Karyna KazlouskayaBLR
=33Lei Chien-YingTPE
=33Syaqiera MashayikhMAS
=33Alexandra MîrcaMDA
=33Anastasiya PavlovaUKR
=33Evangelia PsarraGRE
=33Charline SchwarzGER
=33Lidiya SichenikovaUKR
=33Diya SiddiqueBAN
=33Tan Ya-TingTPE
=33Lisa UnruhGER
=33Ana VázquezMEX
=33Sylwia ZyzańskaPOL