August 4, 2012 in Nation/World

Archery: Four things to know


• The distance: Olympic competitors shoot arrows from a line 70 meters — about 230 feet or 76 yards — from the target.

• The top country: South Korea has dominated the sport since it returned from a 52-year absence in 1972.

• The breakthrough team: The U.S. trio of Brady Ellison, Jacob Wukie and Jake Kaminski won the men’s team silver medal.

• The Hollywood factor: For her role in “The Hunger Games,” actress Jennifer Lawrence trained with U.S. archer Khatuna Lorig for 12 days.

Associated Press

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