These female archers are competing in the National Round Archery event of the 1908 London Olympics, just eight years after women were first permitted to enter the games at all. The event was won by Sybil (Queenie) Newall of Great Britain.
Larry Godfrey of Great Britain inspects his arrows during the Archery Ranking Round on Olympics Opening Day as part of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Lord's Cricket Ground on July 27, 2012 in London, England. - http://www.PaulFDavis.com/success-speaker (info@PaulFDavis.com)
Larry Godfrey, Simon Terry, Alan Wills, Alison Williamson, Amy Oliver and Naomi Folkard during the announcement of the archery athletes named to Team GB for London 2012. http://www.nbcolympics.com/photos/archery/great-britain-names-olympic-archery-team.html#
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A detail view of the hand and nail varnish of Naomi Folkard of Great Britain in action during the Women's Team Archery Eliminations match between Great Britain and Russia at Lord's Cricket Ground Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images
Larry Godfrey of Great Britain celebrates winning his men's Individual Archery eliminations match against Juan Rene Serrano of Mexico on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lord's Cricket Ground.
WOMEN’S ARCHERY lifebuzz Women's Archery at the Summer Olympic Games of London in 1908. Great Britain was the only country to send competitors, so it was the winner. Queenie Newall set the record for oldest competitor: 53 years old. It's still unbroken.
Larry Godfrey of Great Britain in action in the Men's Team Eliminations match between Great Britain and Ukraine on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lord's Cricket Ground on July 2012 in London, England.
A tattoo on the arm of Larry Godfery of Great Britain is pictured as he competes against Juan Rene Serrano of Mexico during the archery men's individual elimination event on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lord's Cricket Ground on July 30, 2012 in London. (Jewel Samad/AFP/GettyImages)