Yuan Shu Chi (袁叔琪 , pinyin: Yuán Shúqí, Wade-Giles: Yüan Shu-ch'i) (born 9 November 1984) is an athlete from the Republic of China. She competes in archery.
2004 Summer Olympics
Yuan represented the Republic of China (as Chinese Taipei
) at the 2004 Summer Olympics
. She placed 6th in the women's individual ranking round with a 72-arrow score of 658. In the first round of elimination, she faced 59th-ranked Kateryna Palekha
. Yuan defeated Palekha 162-158 in the 18-arrow match to advance to the round of 32. In that round, she faced 27th-ranked Polish
archer Małgorzata Sobieraj
, defeating her 158-149. Yuan then defeated 43rd-ranked Reena Kumari
166-148, advancing to the quarterfinals. In the quarterfinals, Yuan faced Yun Mi Jin
, defeating the 3rd-ranked archer 107-105 in the 12-arrow match to end the Korean team's hopes of sweeping the medals. Yuan advanced to the semifinals, where she was defeated by Korean Lee Sung Jin
104-98, moving Yuan to the bronze medal match. In the final 12-arrow match, she lost by one point to 21st-ranked Alison Williamson
of Great Britain
, finishing just out of the medals at 4th place in women's individual archery. Yuan was also a member of the team that won the bronze medal
for Chinese Taipei in the women's team archery competition.
2008 Summer Olympics
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Yuan finished her ranking round with a total of 652 points. This gave her the sixth seed for the final competition bracket in which she faced Lexie Feeney
in the first round, beating the archer from Australia
104-101. In the second round Yuan was surprised by 27th seed and local Chinese
favourite Zhang Juanjuan
with the Chinese winning the match 110-105. Zhang would eventually go on to win the gold in the tournament. Together with Wu Hui-Ju
and Wei Pi-Hsiu
she also took part in the team event. With her 652 score from the ranking round combined with the 634 of Wu and the 585 of Wei the Chinese Taipei team was in eighth position after the ranking round. In the first round they faced the Italian
team, but were unable to beat them. Italy advanced to the quarter finals with a 215-211 score.