Archery at the 1908 Summer Olympics – Women's double National round

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Women's double National round
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
Dates July 17–18
Competitors 25 from 1 nation
Medalists
Gold medal    Great Britain
Silver medal    Great Britain
Bronze medal    Great Britain
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Archery at the
1908 Summer Olympics
Archery pictogram.svg
Double York round   men
Continental style   men
Double National round   women

The women's double National round was one of three archery events on the archery at the 1908 Summer Olympics programme. Arrows were shot in ends, or groups, of three. The archers shot a total of 144 arrows each over the two rounds of 72. The competition was held on Friday, 17 July and Saturday, 18 July, with one round each day. Each round consisted of 48 arrows at 60 yards (54.8 m) and 24 arrows at 50 yards (45.7 m).

Great Britain was the only nation to send female archers, ensuring that they swept this event. Queenie Newall, at 53 years of age, set a record for oldest female Olympic gold medallist that appears unlikely to be broken. Lottie Dod took second place, not quite matching her brother William Dod's gold medal finish in the men's York round.

Twenty-five archers only from Great Britain competed.

Results[edit]

Place Archer Score Hits
1  Queenie Newall (GBR) 688
2  Lottie Dod (GBR) 642
3  Beatrice Hill-Lowe (GBR) 618
4  Jessie Wadworth (GBR) 605
5  Dora Honnywill (GBR) 587
6  S. H. Armitage (GBR) 582
7  V. W. H. Priestley-Foster (GBR) 553
8  Lillian Wilson (GBR) 534
9  Brenda Wadworth (GBR) 522
10  M. Boddam-Whetham (GBR) 510
11  Louisa Nott-Bower (GBR) 503 109
12  Gertrude Appleyard (GBR) 503 107
13  Norma Robertson (GBR) 500
14  Margaret Weedon (GBR) 498
15  Albertine Thackwell (GBR) 484
16  Doris E. Day (GBR) 483
17  K. G. Mudge (GBR) 465
18  S. C. Babington (GBR) 451
19  Christine Cadman (GBR) 427
20  Martina Hyde (GBR) 419
21  Sarah Leonard (GBR) 410
22  Ina Wood (GBR) 387
23  J. Vance (GBR) 385
24  H. Rushton (GBR) 323
25  Hilda Williams (GBR) 316

Sources[edit]

  • Official Report of the Games of the IV Olympiad (1908).
  • sports-reference
  • De Wael, Herman. Herman's Full Olympians: "Archery 1908". Accessed 8 April 2006. Available electronically at [1].