London 2012: USA Archery Wins Silver Led By SD Athlete Brady Ellison!

Brady Ellison trains in San Diego more specifically at the US Olympic training center in Chula Vista. Ellison’s event is archery and he is the number one ranked archer in the world. Ellison led US in the upset of the defending gold medallist South Korea and lost to Italy.

This paragraph is from NPR.ORG:

On the first day of full competition in the London 2012 Summer Olympics, Team USA won its first medal of the games, as the men’s archery team took silver in a tense final against Italy. The Americans reached the final after stunning the highly regarded South Korean team in a comeback win earlier in the day.

Italy won on its last arrow, when a score of eight would have meant a loss and a ten a gold. The arrow hit the line between the 9 and 10, and in archery, that meant 10 points — and the gold medal. Led by world No. 1 Brady Ellison, 23, the three-man American team also includes Jake Kaminski, 23, and Jacob Wukie, 26.


Italy Italy GOLD

United States of AmericaUnited States of America SILVER

Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea BRONZE

About DavidSDSU (1236 Articles)
I graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Media Studies. I am also the Founder and CEO of San Diego Sports Domination. I am an award winning blogger and have been covering San Diego State Athletics and San Diego Sports for the past 10 years. I have written many guest articles and have appeared in many podcasts. I am also the team photographer for the San Diego Silverbacks, San Diego Surf (WPSL) and San Diego Strike Force. At my day job, I am a Live Coverage and Studio Coordinator at STN Digital a Digital Marketing Agency that works in the Sports & Entertainment Industry. We work with the biggest sports & entertainment companies in the world.

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