1971 World Archery Championships

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1971 World Archery Championships
Location United Kingdom York, Great Britain
Start date 18 July 1971
End date 31 July 1971
Competitors 177

The 1971 World Archery Championships was the 26th edition of the World Archery Championships. The event was held in York, Great Britain in July 1971 and was organised by World Archery Federation (FITA). The 1971 Championships marked the final competition before archery became an Olympic sport in 1972. [1]



Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's individual John Williams
 United States
Kyösti Laasonen
Wayne Pullen
Men's team  United States
John Williams
Edwin Murray Eliason
Larry Smith
Kyösti Laasonen
K. Kyllonen
Jorma Sandelin
Wayne Pullen
Donald Jackson
Larry Courchaine
Women's individual Emma Gapchenko
 Soviet Union
Doreen Wilber
 United States
Maria Mączyńska
Women's team  Poland
Maria Mączyńska
Jadwiga Szoszler-Wilejto
Irena Szydłowska
 Soviet Union
Emma Gapchenko
N. Lonskay
Wirwe Holtsmeier
 United States
Doreen Wilber
Victoria Cook
Nancy Myrick

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 2 1 1 4
2  Soviet Union (URS) 1 1 0 2
3  Poland (POL) 1 0 1 2
4  Finland (FIN) 0 2 0 2
5  Canada (CAN) 0 0 2 2
Totals (5 nations) 4 4 4 12


  1. ^ Ludivine. "Microsoft Word - WM71.doc" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 20 June 2013. Retrieved 17 June 2013.

External links

  • World Archery website
  • Complete results
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