London, England – South Korean Ki Bo Bae defeated Mexican Aida Roman in a shoot-off to win gold in the women's individual archery competition at the London Olympics.
The two were tied at five set points apiece after regulation, but Ki was closest to the middle after the eighth arrow. Ki earned her second gold of these games, having already helped South Korea to the team title.
The United States' Khatuna Lorig placed fourth after losing the bronze medal match to Mexico's Mariana Avitia.
She defeated world No. 6 Cheng Ming in the 1/8 elimination round and made it through the quarterfinals to reach the semis, where she lost to Ki. The Georgia-born Lorig was looking for her second medal in her fifth Olympic Games. She earned bronze with the Unified Team in 1992.