ATHENS, Greece South Korean archers broke three world records Thursday in men's and women's events in the ranking rounds of the Olympic competition.
Park Sung-hyun set a record of 682 points in the 72-arrow women's competition, breaking the mark of 679 set in May by Italian Natalia Valeeva.
The team of Park, Lee Sung-jin and Yun Mi-jin also set a record of 2,030 for the 216-arrow event. Yun also was a member of the team that set the previous mark of 1,994 at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
Lee was second in the 72-arrow competition with 675, and Yun was third with 673.
In the men's competition, Im Dong-hyun set a 72-arrow record with a score of 687, breaking the mark of 685 set by countryman Shim Young-sung in 1995.
Jennifer Nichols of Cheyenne, Wyo., was the top American woman, finishing 19th with 638. Stephanie White-Arnold of Portland, Ind., was 36th with 623. Janet Dykman of El Monte, Calif., was 44th.
For the U.S. men, Butch Johnson of Woodstock, Conn., who won a bronze medal in the team competition in Sydney, placed 16th. Vic Wunderle of Mason City, Ill., was 43rd and John Magera of Carterville, Ill., was 47th with 637.
Iraq 4, Portugal 2
PATRAS, Greece In its first Olympic competition since its country was shattered by war, Iraq upset Portugal in a gritty, come-from-behind victory as about 200 chanting fans cheered and jumped wildly.
Portugal went ahead in the 12th minute when Iraqi defender Habar Haidar accidentally kicked the ball into his own net as he tried to clear a pass by Cristiano Ronaldo. Three minutes later, however, Mohammed Emad tied it after picking up a rebound from the goalkeeper, Moreira.
Ghana 2, Italy 2, tie
VOLOS, Greece Alberto Gilardino scored with six minutes remaining to help heavily favored Italy salvage a tie with Ghana.
Paraguay 4, Japan 3
THESSALONIKI, Greece z Jose Cardozo scored two first-half goals, and Pablo Gimenez had a goal and an assist to lead Paraguay to a victory over Japan.
Costa Rica 0, Morocco 0, tie
HERAKLIO, Greece Costa Rica and Morocco played to a scoreless tie.
Morocco was forced to play a man short after Jamal Alioui received a red card in the 59th minute.
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