Ryan Tyack

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Ryan Tyack
Personal information
Nationality Australia
Residence Nambour, Queensland
Height 186 cm (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Weight 102 kg (225 lb)[1]
Sport
Country Australia
Sport Archery
Event(s) Men's recurve
Team SQAS
Coached by Lynette Rankin-Tyack
Achievements and titles
National finals 1st (2012)

Ryan Tyack (born 2 June 1991) is an Australian archer competing in men's recurve events at the 2016 Summer Olympics. He earned a gold medal at the 2006 Junior World Outdoor Target Championships in the male recurve cadet event. He also won a gold at the 2008 World Youth Archery Championships in the men's under-18 event. He was named to the Australian archery shadow Olympic squad for the 2012 Summer Olympics, and won the individual competition at the 2014 World Indoor Archery Championships.

Personal[edit]

Tyack is from Nambour, Queensland[2] on the Sunshine Coast.[3]

Archery[edit]

Tyack is coached by his mother, Lynette Rankin-Tyack.[4] He has earned a number of medals. In 2006, he participated in the Junior World Outdoor Target Championships in the male recurve cadet event in Mérida, Mexico where he took home a gold medal.[5][6] In 2008, he was part of the Australian team that won a gold in the under-18 event at the World Youth Archery Championships in Antalya, Turkey.[5][6] In 2009, he was the world junior champion in recurve archery event.[2][7] As a seventeen-year-old, he competed at the 2009 Australian Youth Olympic Festival where he carried the Australian flag during the opening ceremony.[2] It was the second time he competed at the event.[2] In September 2011, he was named to the Australian archery shadow Olympic team.[8] In December 2011, he set a national record of 685.[4] He attended a national team training camp in Canberra in September 2011.[8]

Tyack competed at the 2012 Oceania Olympic Qualification competition as a twenty-year-old. At the event, he scored a 674 under less than ideal conditions. With the score, he won the men's individual event.[4][9][10] He competed at the 2012 World Indoor Championships in Las Vegas in the men's recurve event.[11] In January 2012, he was named the World Archery Athlete of the Week.[12] He attended a national team training camp in Canberra in March 2012.[8] At the 2012 national championships in the team recurve event, he was part of SQAS team. In the team target part, he had a score of 2,612 and in the field part, he had a score of 690.[13] At the 2012 national championships in the all around recurve event, he finished first in the male recurve class.[14] At the 2012 National Target Archery Championships, he finished second as a member of SQAS.[15]

In March at the 2012 Olympic Games Nomination Shoot Results, he finished second with a score of 2,612.[16] In May 2012, he participated in a training camp in Buderim.[3][17] As of May 2012, he had not qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics; to make the Games, he needed to qualify at the World Cup event in Ogden, Utah.[17]

He qualified again for the Australian Olympic team for the 2016 Summer Olympics.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Ryan Tyack". rio2016.olympics.com.au. Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 6 August 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Tyack to carry Aussie flag at AYOF". Melbourne, Victoria: The Age. 14 January 2009. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  3. ^ a b 17 May 2012 5:03 AM (17 May 2012). "Tyack targets Olympic Games spot | Sunshine Coast Sport | Surfing, Rugby, Soccer, Football, Cricket in Sunshine Coast". Sunshine Coast Daily. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c "Archers bang on target". Melbourne, Victoria: The Age. 3 January 2012. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "Archery : Australian Institute of Sport : Australian Sports Commission". Ausport.gov.au. 2011-01-19. Retrieved 2012-06-06. 
  6. ^ a b "Archery Australia". Archery.org.au. Retrieved 2012-06-06. 
  7. ^ "Archery: Search on for new coach". Nine MSN. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 
  8. ^ a b c Warhurst, Lucy (5 September 2011). "Archery Australia High Performance Program Update". Archery Australia. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  9. ^ "Archer Ryan Tyack aims for London glory". Sydney, Australia: The Australian. 30 December 2011. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 
  10. ^ "Australian archers dominate Oceania qualifying tournament". Sydney: The Australian. 3 January 2012. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 
  11. ^ "Archery Australia". Archery.org.au. Retrieved 2012-06-06. 
  12. ^ "Archery Australia". Archery.org.au. 2012-01-16. Retrieved 2012-06-06. 
  13. ^ "2012 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS" (PDF). Tuggeranong, Australian Capital Territory: Archery Australia. March 2012. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 
  14. ^ "2012 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS" (PDF). Tuggeranong, Australian Capital Territory: Archery Australia. March 2012. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 
  15. ^ "2012 National Target Archery Championships" (PDF). Tuggeranong, Australian Capital Territory: Archery Australia. March 2012. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 
  16. ^ "Archery Australia". Archery.org.au. Retrieved 2012-06-06. 
  17. ^ a b Mark Bode (2012-05-22). "Confident Tyack set for Olympics | Shooting". Fraser Coast Chronicle. Retrieved 2012-06-06.