Venue: Lord's Cricket Ground
Dates: Friday 27 July – Friday 3 August
Medal events: 4
Athletes: 128 (64 men, 64 women)
Archery dates back around 10,000 years ago when bows and arrows were first used as hunting and warfare weapons before it developed in to a competitive activity in medieval England. A tense and testing sport which requires immense reserves of skill and nerve.