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August 10, 2008

South Korea wins again in women's archery

BEIJING (AP) South Korea won another Olympic women's archery title Sunday, beating China 224-215 for the gold medal in the team competition.

The South Korean women are 6 for 6 in the team event since its inception in 1988, and the country has won 15 gold medals overall in archery. China won the silver, and France took the bronze.

South Korea's team of Park Sung-hyun, Yun Ok-hee and Joo Hyun-jung routed France 213-184 in the semifinals before beating China. Park, Yun and Joo are the top three seeds in the individual tournament, which begins Tuesday.

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