Ukraine wins third gold

13:01, 15 August 2008
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Victor Ruban wins men`s individual archery

Ukraine`s Viktor Ruban took advantage of a mistake by South Korean Park Kyung-mo to win the Olympic gold medal in men`s individual archery Friday, according to AP.

Ruban had a 103-95 edge after his 11th arrow when Park scored just 8 on his 11th to make it an even score. Ruban responded with a 10 to tie, forcing Park to get a perfect score on his final shot. Park missed the center section by a few millimeters, bringing the score to 113-112.

Russian Bair Badenov claimed the bronze with a 115-110 win over top-seeded Juan Rene Serrano of Mexico.

U.S. archer Victor Wunderle defeated reigning world champion Im Dong-hyun of South Korea 113-111 to advance to the quarterfinals, then lost to Serrano 113-106.

AP via NewsChannel
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