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Archery at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games:

Men's Individual

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Host City: Atlanta, United States
Venue(s): Stone Mountain Archery Center, Stone Mountain, Georgia
Date Started: July 28, 1996
Date Finished: August 1, 1996
Format: Ranking round consisted of 72 arrows, 18 each at 30 metres, 50 metres, 70 metres, and 90 metres. Matches shot at 70 metres. Matches in rounds 1-3 consisted of 16 arrows. Matches in the quarter-finals, semi-finals, and final round consisted of 12 arrows. 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.

Gold: USA Justin Huish
Silver: SWE Magnus Petersson
Bronze: KOR O Gyo-Mun


Koreans had won the 1993 and 1995 World Championships, but neither archer was in Atlanta, failing to make their team. The ranking round leader was Italy’s [Michele Frangilli], not yet well known, although he had helped Italy to a team silver at the 1995 Worlds. In the quarter-finals he met American [Justin Huish], who had won a few US titles, but was ranked only 24th internationally. They tied at 112 and in the shoot-off Huish shot two 10s to defeat Frangilli. Huish became a popular player for the American spectators, as he wore his ponytail underneath the back of his backward-facing baseball cap, and was very outgoing. Supported by the fans, he won his last two matches easily to win the gold medal, defeating Sweden’s [Magnus Petersson] in the final.

Huish would return in 2000 to again make the United States’ Olympic team, but soon after that was caught selling marijuana to a police informant, and withdrew from the team, spending four months in prison. He attempted to qualify for the 2004 Olympics but did not make the team.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Justin Huish 21 United States USA Gold
2 Magnus Petersson 21 Sweden SWE Silver
3 O Gyo-Mun 24 South Korea KOR Bronze
4 Paul Vermeiren 32 Belgium BEL
5 Kim Bo-Ram 23 South Korea KOR
6 Michele Frangilli 20 Italy ITA
7 Jang Yong-Ho 20 South Korea KOR
8 Lionel Torrés 21 France FRA
9 Matteo Bisiani 19 Italy ITA
10 Hsieh Sheng-Feng 18 Chinese Taipei TPE
11 Butch Johnson 40 United States USA
12 Tomi Poikolainen 34 Finland FIN
13 Stanislav Zabrodsky 34 Ukraine UKR
14 Samo Medved 34 Slovenia SLO
15 Martinius Grov 21 Norway NOR
16 Andrés Anchondo 33 Mexico MEX
17 Andrea Parenti 31 Italy ITA
18 Balzhinima Tsyrempilov 20 Russia RUS
19 Hiroshi Yamamoto 33 Japan JPN
20 Jari Lipponen 23 Finland FIN
21 Mikael Larsson 25 Sweden SWE
22 Keith Hanlon 29 Ireland IRL
23 Tang Hua 18 China CHN
24 Rod White 19 United States USA
25 Changte Lalremsaga 22 India IND
26 Matthew Gray 23 Australia AUS
27 Takayoshi Matsushita 43 Japan JPN
28 Gary Hardinges 30 Great Britain GBR
29 Paweł Szymczak 17 Poland POL
30 Vadim Shikarev 27 Kazakhstan KAZ
31 Valeriy Yevetskiy 33 Ukraine UKR
32 Tommi Tuovila 25 Finland FIN
33 Vitaly Shin 34 Kazakhstan KAZ
34 Göran Bjerendal 44 Sweden SWE
35 Jackson Fear 18 Australia AUS
36 Luo Hengyu 23 China CHN
37 Jeannot Robitaille 43 Canada CAN
38 Rob Rusnov 22 Canada CAN
39 Sébastien Flûte 24 France FRA
40 Shen Jun 24 China CHN
41 Cho Sheng-Ling 19 Chinese Taipei TPE
42 Raul Kivilo 22 Estonia EST
43 Sergey Martynov 30 Kazakhstan KAZ
44 Wu Tsung-Yi 23 Chinese Taipei TPE
45 Stefan Mlyakov 24 Bulgaria BUL
46 Andrew Lindsay 20 New Zealand NZL
47 Skalzang Dorje 25 India IND
48 Jubzang Jubzang 25 Bhutan BHU
49 Kevin Sally 23 Canada CAN
50 Andrey Podlazov 28 Russia RUS
51 Adolfo González 33 Mexico MEX
52 Simon Fairweather 26 Australia AUS
53 Bair Badyonov 20 Russia RUS
54 Peter Koprivnikar 20 Slovenia SLO
55 Steven Hallard 31 Great Britain GBR
56 Damien Letulle 23 France FRA
57 Oleksandr Yatsenko 37 Ukraine UKR
58 Nuno Pombo 18 Portugal POR
59 Okyay Küçükkayalar 18 Turkey TUR
60 Antonio Vázquez 35 Spain ESP
61 Dominic Rebelo 17 Kenya KEN
62 Paolo Tura 25 San Marino SMR
63 Limba Ram 24 India IND
64 Matevž Krumpeštar 18 Slovenia SLO