1950 World Archery Championships

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1950 World Archery Championships
Dates 26 July 1950 – 30 July 1950
Competitors 112
Location Denmark Copenhagen, Denmark

The 1950 World Archery Championships was the 14th edition of the World Archery Championships. The event was held in Copenhagen, Denmark in July 1950 and was organised by World Archery Federation (FITA). [1] In the men's competition, Hans Deutgen won his fourth straight championship, a record which remains unbroken. Uponn being presented with his gold medal, he passed it to the third place Russ Reynolds, who was suffering from leukemia.[2]


Events[edit]

Recurve[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's individual  Hans Deutgen
Sweden (SWE)
 Einar Tang-Holbeck
Denmark (DEN)
 Russ Reynolds
United States (USA)
Men's team  Denmark  Sweden  Czechoslovakia
Women's individual  Jean Lee
United States (USA)
 Jean Richards
United States (USA)
 Ragnhild Windahl
Sweden (SWE)
Women's team  Finland  Sweden  Great Britain

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Sweden 1 2 1 4
2  United States 1 1 1 3
3  Denmark 1 1 - 2
4  Finland 1 - - 1
5  Czechoslovakia - - 1 1
 Great Britain - - 1 1

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