Ryan Tyack Wikipedia
Ryan Tyack (born 2 June 1991) is an Australian archer competing in men's recurve events at the 2016 Summer Olympics. He earned a gold medal at the 2006 Junior World Outdoor Target Championships in the male recurve cadet event. He also won a gold at the 2008 World Youth Archery Championships in the men's under-18 event. He was named to the Australian archery shadow Olympic squad for the 2012 Summer Olympics, and won the individual competition at the 2014 World Indoor Archery Championships.
Tyack is from Nambour, Queensland on the Sunshine Coast.
Tyack is coached by his mother, Lynette Rankin-Tyack. He has earned a number of medals. In 2006, he participated in the Junior World Outdoor Target Championships in the male recurve cadet event in Mérida, Mexico where he took home a gold medal. In 2008, he was part of the Australian team that won a gold in the under-18 event at the World Youth Archery Championships in Antalya, Turkey. In 2009, he was the world junior champion in recurve archery event. As a seventeen-year-old, he competed at the 2009 Australian Youth Olympic Festival where he carried the Australian flag during the opening ceremony. It was the second time he competed at the event. In September 2011, he was named to the Australian archery shadow Olympic team. In December 2011, he set a national record of 685. He attended a national team training camp in Canberra in September 2011.
Tyack competed at the 2012 Oceania Olympic Qualification competition as a twenty-year-old. At the event, he scored a 674 under less than ideal conditions. With the score, he won the men's individual event. He competed at the 2012 World Indoor Championships in Las Vegas in the men's recurve event. In January 2012, he was named the World Archery Athlete of the Week. He attended a national team training camp in Canberra in March 2012. At the 2012 national championships in the team recurve event, he was part of SQAS team. In the team target part, he had a score of 2,612 and in the field part, he had a score of 690. At the 2012 national championships in the all around recurve event, he finished first in the male recurve class. At the 2012 National Target Archery Championships, he finished second as a member of SQAS.
In March at the 2012 Olympic Games Nomination Shoot Results, he finished second with a score of 2,612. In May 2012, he participated in a training camp in Buderim. As of May 2012, he had not qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics; to make the Games, he needed to qualify at the World Cup event in Ogden, Utah.
He qualified again for the Australian Olympic team for the 2016 Summer Olympics.