Purple, Gold and... Silver!

by Bill Wyatt


Photo of former JMU archer Jacob Wukie shooting during an Olympic match
Courtesy: Paul Gilham/Getty Images Europe via JMUSports.com

Former James Madison archer Jacob Wukie ('09) helped lead the United States archery team to a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics, Saturday, July 28, the first of the games for the country. This was Wukie's first medal and the first team archery medal for the U.S. since the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.

Wukie qualified 12th for the individual archery competition but was eliminated in the round of 32 by Norwegian Baard Nesteng.

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July 31, 2012

Published: Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Last Updated: Thursday, October 20, 2016

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