USA's Lorig advances in archery

Khatuna Lorig of the United States earned a spot in the 1/8 elimination round of the women's individual archery competition at the London Games.

Lorig, the only remaining American in either the men's or women's individual tournaments, beat Sherab Zam of Bhutan and Denmark's Louise Laursen on Wednesday at Lord's Cricket Ground. Next up for the fourth-seeded Lorig is Thursday's 1/8 match with China's Cheng Ming.

Top-ranked Ki Bo Bae of South Korea also moved onto the 1/8 round in the women's individual.

Ki's Korean teammate Oh Jin Hyek, the No. 3 seed in the men's field, defeated Axel Muller of Switzerland and Mexico's Luis Alvarez to move into the 1/8 round. Rafal Dobrowolski of Poland will face Oh on Friday.