1957 World Archery Championships

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1957 World Archery Championships
Dates 18 July 1957 – 21 July 1957
Competitors 88
Location Czechoslovakia Prague, Czechslovakia

The 1957 World Archery Championships was the 18th edition of the World Archery Championships. The event was held in Prague, Czechoslovakia in July 1957 and was organised by World Archery Federation (FITA). All individual medals were won by archers from the United States. It also marked the first Championship where archers from one country won all events, a feat the United States went on to repeat in 1959, 1961 and 1963. [1] [2]


Events[edit]

Recurve[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's individual  O.K. Smathers
United States (USA)
 Joe Fries
United States (USA)
 Sylvester Chessman
United States (USA)
Men's team  United States  Sweden  Finland
Women's individual  Carole Meinhart
United States (USA)
 Ann Clark
United States (USA)
 Betty Schmidt
United States (USA)
Women's team  United States  Czechoslovakia  Great Britain

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 4 2 2 8
2  Czechoslovakia - 1 - 1
 Sweden - 1 - 1
4  Finland - - 1 1
 Great Britain - - 1 1

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