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July 27, 2012
The Republic of Korea has claimed the first world records of London 2012 with a stunning display in the men’s Archery ranking round. Im Dong-hyun, Korea, broke his own 72-arrow mark of 696 by three points and was also part of arecord in the Team shoot.
July 26, 2012
Japan produced a shocking result at Hampden Park, where they beat Spain 1-0 in Group D.
Brazil, meanwhile, were led by Oscar as they defended against a strong comeback from Egypt to win 3-2.
Great Britain opened their London 2012 campaign with a 1-1 draw against Senegal at Old Trafford.
Gabon got a hard-fought point in the Group B opener as they battled to a 1-1 draw with 10-man Switzerland.
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The 2012 Olympics are underway, and the first world record has been set by blind South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun. Not only did Im set an individual world record, but he was part of a team world record set by the South Koreans. Im Dong-hyun has only 10 percent vision in his left eye and 20 percent in his right...
Legally blind archer Im Dong-hyun set the first world records of the London Olympics, breaking his own record in the 72-arrow mark and helping South Korea set a team record in the ranking round on Friday.
Im broke the record he had set in Turkey in May by three points with a score of 699, hours before the 2012 Games official opening ceremony.
''This is just the first round...
South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun sees the world through blurred colors and lines but that didn't stop the legally-blind Olympian from breaking a world record in a 72-arrow men's archery event at the 2012 Olympics Friday.
Im— who has 10 percent vision in his left eye and 20 percent in his right— broke his own record he set in Turkey in May by three points with a score...
The headline sounded too good to be true: ''Legally Blind Archer Smashes World Record.''
Turns out it almost certainly was.
A day after setting the first world records of the 2012 Games, Im Dong-hyun led South Korea to a bronze medal in the team event Saturday and somehow managed to leave behind more questions than answers about exactly how impaired his eyesight...
One of the early stories of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London has been North Korea’s refusal to participate until England stops calling them South Koreans. After today’s archery ranking round, maybe being South Korean won’t sound as bad.Simultaneously bringing to life the dreams of The Hunger Games, The Avengers and Brave fanboys and girls across the Internet, South Korea’s...
Fans who showed up to watch archery's preliminary rounds at Lord's Cricket Ground were turned away.
Olympic officials said Friday the ranking rounds were not advertised as open to the public. The officials add they had sent warnings about buying tickets from unofficial websites.
Dozens surrounded an entrance before the competition began, many angry with Olympics volunteers...