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Great Britain Olympic Archery

from the Guardian

The 1908 London Olympic Games – in pictures

Women competitors in the national round archery event, which was won by Sybil 'Queenie' Newall of Great Britain.


I got to see the Olympic 2012 Torch go by in South Ealing, London this summer. And before that I got to hold a replica that someone in Gloustershire had run with. They evidently got to keep a replica. Neat!

from Mail Online

London 1908: Our FIRST Olympics (and guess what, they even made a small profit)

Even these Victorian ladies know to wear armguards. Because otherwise, they'd get the hell smacked out of their arms. That bruise lasts awhile.


#RIO2016 Naomi Folkard of Great Britain competes during the Women's Ranking Round on Day 0 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Sambodromo Olympic Archery venue on August 5, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Larry Godfrey, Simon Terry, Alan Wills, Alison Williamson, Amy Oliver and Naomi Folkard during the announcement of the archery athletes named to Team GB for London 2012.


A detail view of the hand and nail varnish of Amy Oliver of Great Britain in action during the Women's Team Archery Eliminations match between Great Britain and Russia on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lord's Cricket Ground on July 29, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

from Zimbio

2016 Rio Paralympics - Day 9

John Walker of Great Britain celebrates victory at the Menâs Archery Individual W1 Final during day 9 of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at Sambodromo on September 16, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

from BBC Sport

London 2012: Archer Alison Williamson equals Games record

Alison Williamson (Great Britain) Archery, competes in 6th Olympics in a row