1963 World Archery Championships

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1963 World Archery Championships
Dates 24 July 1963 – 27 July 1963
Competitors 113
Location Finland Helsinki, Finland

The 1963 World Archery Championships was the 22nd edition of the World Archery Championships. The event was held in Helsinki, Finland in July 1963 and was organised by World Archery Federation (FITA). [1] For the third competition running, the United States achieved a clean sweep of the gold medals, although Victoria Cook's victory in the women's competition ahead of Nancy Vonderheide was considered a shock.[2]


Events[edit]

Recurve[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's individual  Charles Sandlin
United States (USA)
 Joe Thornton
United States (USA)
 David Keaggy, Jr.
United States (USA)
Men's team  United States  France  Sweden
Women's individual  Victoria Cook
United States (USA)
 Nancy Vonderheide
United States (USA)
 Marjatta Niemi
Finland (FIN)
Women's team  United States  Finland  Great Britain

Medal table[edit]

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

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