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Ki Bo-bae

The Republic of Korea have dominated women's Archery at the Olympic Games for a generation, with Ki Bo-bae's victory at the London 2012 Olympic Games their seventh gold in eight Games in the individual event.

She also contributed to their team victories at London 2012 and Rio 2016, extending their remarkable winning streak to eight.

Ki rose to world number one in 2011 in the individual recurve rankings, just in time for her first Olympic Games appearance.

In London, she topped the Ranking Round, making her favourite for gold, and then beat Rand Al-Mashhadani, Yekaterina Timofeyeva, Ren Hayakawa, Ksenia Perova and Khatuna Lorig to reach the Final against Mexico's Aida Roman.

It went to a thrilling shootout, with both scoring eight - but Ki was that little bit closer to the centre.

A few days earlier she and team-mates Lee Sung-jin and Choi Hyeon-ju took the team gold, seeing off China in the final for the third Olympic Games in a row.

Ki added the world title in 2015 but ended up losing her Olympic crown at Rio 2016, when she lost at the Semi-Final stage to compatriot Chang Hye-jin.

She did make amends by defeating Alejandra Valencia to take a bronze, as well as helping the team retain gold.

Ki is an ambassador for Wisdom For Change, an organisation that helps refugees of natural disasters, and helps deliver winter fuel to the poor.


Ki Bo Bae: My Rio Highlights

The best moments from the 2016 Summer Olympic Games

Rio 2016 Replays - Archery

The deciding sessions of the Archery-Events all in one playlist.