Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/24/14
The U.S. women's archery team got off to a nice start with a surprising second-place showing in the ranking round. Now it's looking for a strong finish Sunday, one that includes its first Olympic medal since 1988. ''We all want a gold medal,'' said Khatuna Lorig, who has represented three countries during her career and won one medal. ''If not, we'll get silver. We'll take bronze. Any medal will be good.'' Lorig, first-time Olympian Miranda Leek and Jennifer Nichols make up the U.S. team that is ranked No. 6 in the world and qualified for London just last month in Utah. They scored 1,979 points Friday with 216 arrows - just 14 points behind South Korea. South Korea has won six gold medals since the event was added in 1988. Denise Parker, Debra Ochs and Melanie Skillman comprised the team which won bronze for the U.S. in Seoul. Parker is now the CEO of USA Archery. Nichols, who is making her third consecutive appearance in the games, said she and Lorig have tried to use their O...
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