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
Queenie Newall.jpg
Gold medallist Queenie Newall in competition during the women's double National round.
VenueWhite City Stadium
Dates17–18 July
Competitors25 from 1 nation
1st, gold medalist(s) Queenie Newall  Great Britain
2nd, silver medalist(s) Lottie Dod  Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Beatrice Hill-Lowe  Great Britain
← 1904

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.


Place Archer Score Hits
1st, gold medalist(s)  Queenie Newall (GBR) 688
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Lottie Dod (GBR) 642
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  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  Ellen Babington (GBR) 451
19  Christine Cadman (GBR) 427
20  Martina Hyde (GBR) 419
21  Sarah Leonard (GBR) 410
22  Ina Wood (GBR) 387
23  Janetta Vance (GBR) 385
24  Emily Rushton (GBR) 323
25  Hilda Williams (GBR) 316


  • 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].