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Emma Gapchenko

Full name: Emma Vasilyevna Gapchenko
Original name: Эмма Васильевна Гапченко
Gender: Female
Height: 13-11 (167 cm)
Born: February 24, 1938 in Stupino, Moskva, Russia
Affiliations: VS Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Archery

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

As a youth, Emma Gapchenko excelled in running, swimming and played volleyball. Gapchenko took up archery only in February 1965, when she was already 28-years-old and a few months later won her first archery medal, at the Moscow regional championships. In August 1965, she won her first Soviet Championships medal, a bronze in the team event. Gapchenko won bronze at the 1972 Olympics, when archery was again added to the Olympic program after 52 years of absence and she was the World individual champion in 1971 and took individual bronze in 1973 and was a team champion in 1969 and 1973, while taking team silver in 1971. Gapchenko also won individual silvers at the 1970 and 1974 European Championships and was European team champion three times in a row from 1970-74. Domestically, Gapchenko never won a Soviet title, but she was a ten times (1967-1975, 1978) Moscow regional champion. After her sporting career, Gapchenko worked as an archery coach and archery judge.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 34 München Archery Women's Individual Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze

Women's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1972 Summer 34 München Archery Soviet Union Final Standings 3 1972-09-07 2,403
1972 Summer 34 München Archery Soviet Union Total 30 metres 7 1972-09-07 657
1972 Summer 34 München Archery Soviet Union Total 50 metres 8 1972-09-07 561
1972 Summer 34 München Archery Soviet Union Total 70 metres 2 1972-09-07 623
1972 Summer 34 München Archery Soviet Union Total 90 metres 4 1972-09-07 562
1972 Summer 34 München Archery Soviet Union Round One 2 1972-09-07 1,201
1972 Summer 34 München Archery Soviet Union Round One 30 metres 7T 1972-09-07 331
1972 Summer 34 München Archery Soviet Union Round One 50 metres 15T 1972-09-07 279
1972 Summer 34 München Archery Soviet Union Round One 60 metres 2 1972-09-07 313
1972 Summer 34 München Archery Soviet Union Round One 70 metres 7T 1972-09-07 278
1972 Summer 34 München Archery Soviet Union Round Two 3T 1972-09-09 1,202
1972 Summer 34 München Archery Soviet Union Round Two 30 metres 6T 1972-09-09 326
1972 Summer 34 München Archery Soviet Union Round Two 50 metres 5T 1972-09-09 282
1972 Summer 34 München Archery Soviet Union Round Two 60 metres 4T 1972-09-09 310
1972 Summer 34 München Archery Soviet Union Round Two 70 metres 5 1972-09-09 284
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