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Russian female archers win silver medal in team competition at Tokyo Olympics

The Russian female team that comprises Svetlana Gomboeva, Elena Osipova and Ksenia Perova lost to the South Korean squad 0:6 in the archery competition’s final

TOKYO, July 25. /TASS/. The Russian female archery team grabbed a silver medal in the team competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games on Sunday.

The Russian female team that comprises Svetlana Gomboeva, Elena Osipova and Ksenia Perova lost to the South Korean squad 0:6 in the archery competition’s final.

Russia’s national squad currently holds the fifth place in medal standings at the Tokyo Olympics with one gold, two silvers and one bronze.

The 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Japan’s capital of Tokyo are being held this year between July 23 and August 8. In March 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided to postpone the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Japan for one year due to the spread of COVID-19.

Russia at Tokyo-2020

On July 6, the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) published an approved list of 335 athletes, who were selected to represent the country at the Summer Olympic Games. The Olympic delegation of Russian athletes in Tokyo includes 185 female and 150 male athletes.

Russian athletes are competing in Tokyo under the flag and logo of the Russian National Olympic Committee (ROC) instead of the Russian national flag and state emblem. The national anthem of Russia is also under sanctions at the Olympics in Japan.