Alison Williamson - 2008 Summer Olympics

2008 Summer Olympics

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing Williamson finished her ranking round with a total of 651 points. This gave her the 7th seed for the final competition bracket in which she faced Wei Pi-Hsiu in the first round, beating the archer from Chinese Taipei with 108-99. In the second round she was surprised by 26th seed Khatuna Lorig from the United States who won the confrontation with 112-109.

Together with Naomi Folkard and Charlotte Burgess she also took part in the team event. With her 651 score from the ranking round combined with another 651 of Folkard and the 623 of Burgess the British team was in second position after the ranking round, which gave them a straight seed into the quarter finals. With 201-196 they were too strong for the Japanese team. In the semi final against China they scored 202 points with the Chinese scoring 208, missing out on the final. They were unable to recover in the bronze medal match and lost against France 203-201 to miss out on the medals.

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