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.
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.
Colombian archer Sara López competes in compound-archery. She holds several world-records including one for a 15-arrow round. She shot a perfect 150 at stage 3 of World Cup in 2013 becoming the first woman to do so and attained her highest world-ranking of 3 that year. Achievements of López include winning Archery World Cup six-times in compound women’s individual event.
Zahra Nemati is an Iranian Olympic and Paralympic archer best known for winning gold medals for Iran in major competitions like Paralympic Games and World Para-archery Championships. Nemati competed in taekwondo prior to a car accident that left her paralyzed. Zahra Nemati was the flag bearer for her country at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Initially a U.S. Air Force cadet, Erika Eiffel later established herself as an award-winning archer. She also established OS Internationale, an organization for objectum sexuals, or people who develop relationships with inanimate objects. She was featured in the documentary Married to the Eiffel Tower, which explored her attraction to the Eiffel Tower.
Toja Ellison is a Slovenian compound archer who won a gold medal at the 2019 European Games in Minsk, Belarus. Ellison also has a couple of World Cup silver medals under her belt. Toja Ellison first came into prominence in 2017 when she won a silver medal at the World Games in Wrocław, Poland.