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Britain's leading and best known archer, and an international for almost 20 years and a veteran of four Olympic Games. Alison took Bronze in Athens after a dramatic bronze medal match that went down to the last two arrows. She had beaten Atlanta silver medallist Ying He (CHN) in the quarter final before losing out to the eventual champion Park Sung Hyun in the semi final round.
In the bronze medal match she trailed Sun Chi Yuan of Chinese Taipei by three points at the halfway stage but fought back to tie the scores with one remaining.
Games attended: four (Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000 & Athens 2004)
OG: 8th (ind recurve) Barcelona ESP Aug1992; 10th (ind recurve) Atlanta USA Aug 1996; bronze (ind recurve), 12th (tm recurve) Athens GRE Aug 04. ECh: 9th (ind recurve) Vittel FRA May 08. WC: bronze (tm recurve) Ulsan KOR April 07; gold (tm recurve) Dover GBR Aug 07; gold (tm recurve with Folkard & Burgess) Santo Domingo DOM April 08.