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Brian Cazeneuve
August 02, 2004
Here's the outlook for all 301 events, as well as the U.S. prospects and a gallery of international stars
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August 02, 2004

Medal Picks

Here's the outlook for all 301 events, as well as the U.S. prospects and a gallery of international stars

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Projected Medal Count

The U.S. will surpass its goal of 100 medals, and China, Japan and Great Britain will also see significant gains from Sydney.

COUNTRY

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE

TOTAL

2000 TOTAL

U.S.

38

37

36

111

97 (rank: 1st)

RUSSIA

34

26

25

85

88 (2nd)

CHINA

31

19

24

74

59 (3rd)

AUSTRALIA

19

12

19

50

58 (4th)

GERMANY

14

16

18

48

57 (5th)

FRANCE

9

17

15

41

38 (6th)

GREAT BRITAIN

7

11

16

34

28 (9th)

ITALY

12

9

9

30

34 (7th)

CUBA

12

9

4

25

29 (8th)

JAPAN

7

13

4

24

18 (14th)

ARCHERY

U.S. OUTLOOK: No medals are likely, though Jennifer Nichols could pull off a surprise in the women's individual. The men's and women's teams are aiming for bronzes.

Men

Individual

[Gold]Michele Frangilli, Italy
[Silver]Im Dong Hyun, South Korea
[Bronze]Wietse van Alten, Netherlands
Frangilli defeated Im 113-112 at the 2003 world finals in New York City.

Team

[Gold] South Korea
[Silver] Italy
[Bronze] Ukraine
The U.S. trio needed extra arrows to break a tie with Russia for 2000 bronze.

Women

Individual

[Gold]Yun Mi Jin, South Korea
[Silver]Park Sung Hyun, South Korea
[Bronze]Natalia Valeeva, Italy
Yun led the Koreans to a medal sweep in Sydney.

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