Olympics-Archery-South Korea's An wins her third gold at Tokyo
South Korea's An San won the gold medal on Friday in the women's individual event, becoming the first archer to win three golds at a single Games.
2related media assets (image or videos) available. Click to see the gallery.30 Jul 2021 04:15PMShare this contentBookmarkTOKYO: Elena Osipova of the Russian Olympic Committee claimed silver and Italy's Lucilla Boari won bronze.Advertisement(Reporting by Ju-min Park; editing by John Stonestreet Editing by)
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Olympics: South Korean archer's short hair draws anti-feminist sentiment at home
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Support for South Korean Olympian after sexist abuse onlineA South Korean archer who has bagged two Olympic gold medals in Tokyo was flooded with messages of support from women Thursday after her short hair became a lightning rod for online abuse from men.