1959 World Archery Championships

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1959 World Archery Championships
Location Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
Start date 6 August 1959
End date 9 August 1959
Competitors 116

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
Robert Kadiee
 United States
James Needey
 United States
Men's team  United States  Belgium  Sweden
Women's individual Ann Corby
 United States
Sigrid Johansson
 Sweden
Lucille Shine
 United States
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" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2013-06-20. Retrieved 2013-06-18. 

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