Olympic 2016 news – South Korea’s Kim sets first Rio record

South Korean world champion Kim Woo-jin set Rio 2016’s first world record with a score of 700 in the 72-arrow ranking round.

The 24-year-old’s score exceeded the mark of 699 set by his countryman Im Dong-Hyun at London 2012.

Patrick Huston was the first Briton in competitive action at the Games, finishing 38th out of 64 archers.

The ranking round decides the draw for the Olympic round, in which archers compete in a knockout tournament.

 

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