# Rio 2016 Olympics How Many Athletes Compete In Archery? (Solution found)

There were four events that took place, all of which took place at the Sambadrome Marquês de Sapuca.
Archery will be included at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Archery at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
No. of events 4
Competitors 128 from 56 nations
2020 →

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• Archery was reinstated to the Olympic program in 1972 and has been a part of the Games ever since. Archery at the 2016 Summer Olympics: Fact Sheet Sambodromo is the location. The dates are August 5-12. A total of 128 athletes (64 men and 64 women) competed.

## How many people compete in archery at the Olympics?

In target archery competitions using recurve bows, a total of 64 men and 64 women are competing at the Olympics at the present time. Korea’s Ku Bonchan and Chang Hye Jin are the defending Olympic champions in their respective sports.

## How many athletes participated in the 2016 Rio Games?

205 national Olympic committees from across the world participated in the Games, setting a new record. Over 11,000 participants competed in 42 sports, setting a new record. Golf and rugby sevens were two of the notable new sports that were introduced at the Rio Olympics.

## How much is an Olympic archery bow?

After a quick visit to the Lancaster website, a top-end Hoyt bow will cost approximately \$1200, 500 for a dozen X10 arrows and points, 300 for a set of stabilizers, 300 for a sight, and 150 for a rest, plus another 300 or so for a case and assorted tabs, armguards, quiver, tools and other miscellaneous items, and so on.

## How big is an Olympic archery target?

Target and firing line (the area where archers stand to shoot) are separated by 70 meters (approximately 76 yards) in Olympic archery competition. The target has a diameter of 122 centimeters (about 48 inches) and is made up of 10 concentric rings, with the point value of each ring rising from 1 to 10 from the center.

## How many Indian athletes participated in Rio Olympics?

At the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 117 Indian competitors competed in 15 sports, with 63 men and 54 women representing their countries. Due to the historic return of the women’s field hockey team after 36 years and the enormous number of track and field competitors that made the cut, it was one of the largest delegations the United States has ever sent to the Olympics.

## How many countries participated in the Olympics?

The regulations governing NOCs were revised in 1996. A new NOC must come from a country that has been recognized by the United Nations in order to be valid. Prior to 1996, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recognized NOCs from specific areas of other countries. That explains why athletes from more than 196 different nations compete in the Olympics.

## Is archery part of the Olympics?

Archery initially competed in the Olympic Games in 1900, was contested again in 1904, 1908, and 1920, and then again from 1972 to the present, marking the sport’s first appearance in the Games in 52 years. Hubert Van Innis of Belgium is the most decorated archer in Olympic history, having competed in the games in 1900 and 1920 and earning six gold medals and three silver medals in the process.