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Check out our list of famous archers who have made a mark in their field. This list has people from all over the world and contains names such as Fred Bear, Matt Stutzman, Luis Gabriel Moreno, Brady Ellison and Hou Yi.
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Kim Woo-jin
(Archer)
Kim Woo-jin
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Birthdate: June 20, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chungbuk, South Korea
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Brady Ellison
(American Archer Who Holds the Record as the World’s Number-One-Ranked Men’s Recurve Archer)
Brady Ellison
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Birthdate: October 27, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glendale, Arizona, United States
 3 
An San
(South Korean Archer)
An San
1
Birthdate: February 27, 2001
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gwangju, South Korea
 4 
Lottie Dod
(British Tennis Player and the Youngest Ladies’ Singles Champion)
Lottie Dod
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Birthdate: September 24, 1871
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bebington, Cheshire, England
Died: June 27, 1960

Known as The Little Wonder, Lottie Dod gained fame as a remarkable tennis player and a five-time Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion. Registered as the most versatile sportswoman in the Guinness Book of Records, she was also skilled in a host of sports, such as skiing, golf, archery, and field hockey.

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Ki Bo-bae
(Archer)
Ki Bo-bae
3
Birthdate: February 20, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Anyang, South Korea
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Kim Je-deok
(South Korean Archer and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Kim Je-deok
1
Birthdate: April 12, 2004
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
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Ku Bon-chan
(Archer)
Ku Bon-chan
3
Birthdate: January 31, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gyeongju-si, South Korea
 8 
Mete Gazoz
(Turkish Archer and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Mete Gazoz
1
Birthdate: June 8, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
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Elena Osipova
(Russian Archer and Olympic Medalist)
Elena Osipova
1
Birthdate: May 22, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia
 10 
Oh Jin-hyek
(Archer)
Oh Jin-hyek
3
Birthdate: August 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nonsan-si, South Korea
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Jang Min-hee
(South Korean Archer)
Jang Min-hee
1
Birthdate: April 5, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Incheon, South Korea
 12 
Im Dong-hyun
(Archer)
Im Dong-hyun
3
Birthdate: May 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chungbuk, South Korea
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Choi Mi-sun
(Archer)
Choi Mi-sun
3
Birthdate: July 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Illo-eup, Muan-gun, South Korea
 14 
Jake Kaminski
(American Archer)
Jake Kaminski
3
Birthdate: August 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
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Takaharu Furukawa
(Japanese Archer)
Takaharu Furukawa
1
Birthdate: August 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Aomori, Japan
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Chang Hye-jin
(Archer)
Chang Hye-jin
3
Birthdate: May 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea
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Jean-Charles Valladont
(Archer)
Jean-Charles Valladont
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Birthdate: March 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Besançon, France
 18 
Svetlana Gomboeva
(Russian Archer and Olympic Medalist)
Svetlana Gomboeva
1
Birthdate: June 8, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Russia
 19 
Mauro Nespoli
(Italian Archer)
Mauro Nespoli
1
Birthdate: November 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Voghera, Italy
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Ksenia Perova
(Russian Archer and Olympic Medalist)
Ksenia Perova
1
Birthdate: February 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lesnoy, Russia
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Darrell Pace
(American Archer)
Darrell Pace
2
Birthdate: October 23, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
 22 
Lee Seung-yun
(South Korean Archer and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Lee Seung-yun
1
Birthdate: April 18, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Incheon, South Korea
 23 
Kang Chae-young
(Archer)
Kang Chae-young
0
Birthdate: June 8, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ulsan, South Korea
 24 
Simon Fairweather
(Archer)
Simon Fairweather
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Birthdate: October 9, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
 25 
Inna Stepanova
(Archer)
Inna Stepanova
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Birthdate: April 17, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ulan-Ude, Russia
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Hubert Van Innis
(Archer)
Hubert Van Innis
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Birthdate: February 24, 1866
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Elewijt, Zemst, Belgium
Died: November 25, 1961
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Deng Yu-cheng
(Taiwanese Archer and Olympic Silver Medalist)
Deng Yu-cheng
1
Birthdate: April 25, 1999
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Taipei City, Taipei, Taiwan
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Justin Huish
(American Archer and Double Olympic Champion in Archery)
Justin Huish
2
Birthdate: January 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fountain Valley, California, United States
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Kim Soo-nyung
(Archer)
Kim Soo-nyung
2
Birthdate: April 5, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: South Korea
 30 
Zach Garrett
(American Archer and Olympic Silver Medalist)
Zach Garrett
1
Birthdate: April 8, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wellington, Missouri, United States
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Park Sung-hyun
(Archer)
Park Sung-hyun
2
Birthdate: January 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Incheon, South Korea
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Richard McKinney
(American Archer and Olympic Silver Medalist)
Richard McKinney
2
Birthdate: October 12, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Decatur, Indiana, United States
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Tang Chih-chun
(Taiwanese Archer and Olympic Silver Medalist)
Tang Chih-chun
1
Birthdate: March 16, 2001
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Taiwan
 34 
Fred Bear
(American Bow Hunter and Manufacturer)
Fred Bear
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Birthdate: March 5, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 27, 1988
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Jacob Wukie
(American Archer and Olympic Silver Medalist)
Jacob Wukie
1
Birthdate: May 11, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Massillon, Ohio, United States
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Lilies Handayani
(Archer)
Lilies Handayani
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Birthdate: April 15, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Surabaya, Indonesia
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Deepika Kumari
(Indian Professional Archer)
Deepika Kumari
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Birthdate: June 13, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

Three-time Olympian Deepika Kumari has dominated the Indian archery scene for quite some time now. Currently ranked no. 1 in the world, she has bagged several medals, including an Asian Championship gold. The daughter of a auto-rickshaw driver, she grew up practicing archery with bamboo bows and arrows.

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Nurfitriyana Saiman
(Archer)
Nurfitriyana Saiman
2
Birthdate: March 7, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia
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Butch Johnson
(American Archery and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Butch Johnson
2
Birthdate: August 30, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Woodstock, Connecticut, United States
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Lars Andersen
(Painter)
Lars Andersen
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Birthdate: November 8, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Denmark

Lars Andersen is a Danish painter and archer. He graduated from the School of Visual Art and received private training under popular painter and graphic designer Otto Frello. As an archer, he has posted many videos on YouTube, some of which have gone viral, receiving millions of views. His videos have also been criticized for their historical and scientific inaccuracies. 

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Hou Yi
(Archer)
Hou Yi
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Birthplace: China

Part of Chinese folklore, Hou Yi, also known as Shen Yi, is the Chinese god of archery. Equipped with a tiger bone bow, he is said to have saved humanity by shooting down 9 out of 10 suns. His wife, the moon goddess Chang’e, eventually took away the elixir of immortality from him.

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Howard Hill
(American Archer)
Howard Hill
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Birthdate: November 13, 1899
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wilsonville, Alabama, United States
Died: February 4, 1975
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Hippolytus
(Archer)
Hippolytus
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Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 0236 AD

The son of Theseus, Hippolytus was a Greek mythical figure, popularized by Euripides in his play Hippolytus. Girls in Troezen offered him a lock of their hair before getting married. His neglect of Aphrodite led her to cause his stepmother Phaedra to fall for him and eventually led him to his death.

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Kusuma Wardhani
(Archer)
Kusuma Wardhani
2
Birthdate: February 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Makassar, Indonesia
 45 
Tuyana Dashidorzhieva
(Russian Competitive Archer and Olympic Silver Medalist)
Tuyana Dashidorzhieva
1
Birthdate: April 14, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chita, Russia
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Gabriela Schloesser
(Recurve archer from Tijuana who represented Mexico before 2016)
Gabriela Schloesser
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Birthdate: February 18, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tijuana, Mexico
 47 
Marco Galiazzo
(Archer)
Marco Galiazzo
0
Birthdate: May 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Padua, Italy
 48 
Zhang JuanJuan
(Chinese Archer and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Zhang JuanJuan
1
Birthdate: January 2, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Qingdao, China
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Luis Gabriel Moreno
(Filipino Archer)
Luis Gabriel Moreno
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Birthdate: May 28, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Unknown

Luis Gabriel Moreno is a Filipino archer best known for winning a gold medal at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games, where he represented Mixed-NOCs. He also represented the Philippines at the 2017 Southeast Asian Games, where he won a bronze medal. In 2021, Luis Gabriel Moreno was honored by the De La Salle Alumni Association with a sports achievement award.

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Rod White
(American Archer and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Rod White
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Birthdate: January 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sharon, Pennsylvania, United States