Host City: Beijing, China
Venue(s): Olympic Green Archery Field, Beijing Olympic Green, Beijing
Date Started: August 9, 2008
Date Finished: August 10, 2008
Format: Teams consisted of three archers. Ranking rounds scores based on scores carried over from individual ranking round. Tie-breaking for the final placements was done by the following method. Losers in each round were ranked according to the score they shot in that round. Ties in that round were broken by the number of 10s shot in that round and then the number of 9s shot in that round. If still tied the score in the preceding round was used as the tie-breaker, followed by number of 10s, and then number of 9s in the preceding round. Team event shot entirely at 70 metres. Matches consisted of 27 arrows, 9 per archer.
Korea had won all five gold medals in this event and had also won the last four World Championships. They left little suspense when they set an Olympic record in the ranking round, and they won all their matches easily. As in 2004, China advanced to the final against Korea, again winning the silver medal. France won a surprising bronze medal for their first ever Olympic medal in women’s archery.