Day 10 evening | Archery highlights | Rio 2016 Paralympic Games


yeah on date and the final individual archery
medal to the Rio Paralympics were on offer that came into women’s w on
category and contesting the bronze medal match work in arguments South Korea
great britain’s Mickey Jenkins had spent the previous three days special it
looked unlikely to be able to compete both arches were taking part in their
first Paralympics and it was Jenkins who adapted quickest to the unique pressures
of a medal match building up a four-point lead after the first nine
arrows can no stayed in contention with 26 in the fourth n to keep the
difference of four points heading into the fifth and final end at this stage
Jenkins with the bronze almost in her possession started to show signs of
nerves could only post a score of 21 but Kim couldn’t capitalize with her total
of twenty-four leaving the South Korean agonisingly short great britain’s Mickey Jenkins claim the
bronze the first-ever paralympic medal and the final was an all-british class
with World Championship silver medalist Joe friend up against a teammate Jessica
Stratton found herself apparently gold at the age of just 16 so great for the
charges were guaranteed to occupy all three places on the podium but couldn’t
be on the top step friend Stratton Stratton who would set a new paralympic
record 140 wanted her semi-final 2 platform into this match and after the
first six arrows established a four-point lead for two schools of 27
for it had to make an impact in the third and did so matching your opponents
score to keep the deficit for with six arrows remaining strata-ray star game
once again producing a score of 28 in a form and saw the nine points clear
heading into the final end and a sixteen-year-old maintain the high
standard sheet set with another 28 giving her the wind by a wide margin so
Jessica strengthen took gold a remarkable achievement from the youngest
Archer 30 2016 and it was gold silver and bronze for Great Britain

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