1959 World Archery Championships

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1959 World Archery Championships
Dates 6 August 1959 – 9 August 1959
Competitors 116
Location Sweden Stockholm, Sweden

The 1959 World Archery Championships was the 20th edition of the World Archery Championships. The event was held in Stockholm, Sweden in August 1959 and was organised by World Archery Federation (FITA). It marked the first win in a run of 13 successive championship wins for the United States men's team. [1]


Events[edit]

Recurve[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's individual  James Caspers
United States (USA)
 Robert Kadiee
United States (USA)
 James Needey
United States (USA)
Men's team  United States  Belgium  Sweden
Women's individual  Ann Corby
United States (USA)
 Sigrid Johansson
Sweden (SWE)
 Lucille Shine
United States (USA)
Women's team  United States  Great Britain  Czechoslovakia

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 4 1 2 7
2  Sweden - 1 1 2
3  Belgium - 1 - 1
 Great Britain - 1 - 1
4  Czechoslovakia - - 1 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ludivine. "Microsoft Word - WM59.doc". Archived from the original on 2013-06-20. Retrieved 2013-06-18. 

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