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ATLANTA 1996 OLYMPICS | ARCHERY

China's Wang Topples No. 1; Dykman Ahead

July 30, 1996

Wang Xiaozhi of China, ranked 32nd in the preliminary round, authored the upset special of the women's individual archery competition Monday, beating top-ranked Lina Herasymenko of Ukraine, 156-152, in the second round.

Ahead for Wang: Janet Dykman of El Monte.

Dykman, ranked 17th, advanced to the round of 16 by beating Sweden's Christa Backman, 156-154, in the morning, then China's Yang Jianping, 156-152, in the afternoon.

The other two Americans, Judi Adams of Phoenix and Lindsay Langston of Mesa, Ariz., lost to the same opponent, Poland's Joanna Nowicka.

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