Archery

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Archery

  1. 1. OLYMPIC SPORTS ARCHERY London 2012 and the Olympics
  2. 2. • Archery dates back around 10,000 years, when bows and arrows were first used for hunting and warfare. London 2012 and the Olympics
  3. 3. • Archery made its Olympic debut at Paris 1900.• Then, it was out of the programme up to Munich 1972. London 2012 and the Olympics
  4. 4. The basics• The object of the sport is : to shoot arrows as close to the centre of a target as possible. London 2012 and the Olympics
  5. 5. • Athletes shoot at the target from a distance of 70m.• Men and women compete separately, both as individuals and in teams of three. London 2012 and the Olympics
  6. 6. • Medal events: (4) men’s Individual, women’s Individual, men’s Team and women’s Team. London 2012 and the Olympics
  7. 7. • Competition dates: Friday 27th July – Friday 3rd August• Competition venue: Lord’s Cricket Ground London 2012 and the Olympics
  8. 8. • Enjoy archery watching this video. London 2012 and the Olympics

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