Olympic Archery Matches Postponed for Typhoon

If you are following the Olympic Archery, you will see a shift in schedule for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

The Olympic archery schedule has been altered for Tuesday due to expected high wind and rain from a forecasted typhoon.

The morning sessions involving first- and second-round matches are officially delayed until noon local time at the Yumenoshima Park Archery Field. But the afternoon session has been postponed.

The plan is to make up the matches Wednesday and Thursday. The individual finals for the men and women at the Tokyo Games are still scheduled for Friday and Saturday.

It’s the first time the Olympic archery scheduled has been majorly influenced by weather, according to World Archery. At the 2008 Beijing Games, there was an hour delay.

Author: Mark V

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

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