Women in Archery

By Mark V. Lonsdale

For those who have not studied the history of archery, be assured that archery is one sport that pioneered equality for women.

Women practicing archery in 1887
1908 Olympic Games in London
Sybil Fenton Newall (17 October 1854 – 24 June 1929), best known as Queenie Newall, was an English archer who won the gold medal at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London. She was 53 years old at the time, still the oldest female gold medal winner at the Olympic Games
1912 National Target Championships
1960 Sports Illustrated
1969
Enough said….

Author: Mark V

Dedicated shooter, seeker, traveler, teacher, trainer, educator

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