These female archers are competing in the National Round Archery event of the 1908 London Olympics, just eight years after women were first permitted to enter the games at all. The event was won by Sybil (Queenie) Newall of Great Britain.
Photo Gallery: Firsts In Women's Sports History - Madge Syers wins the first women's Olympic gold medal in figure skating. She also competed as a pairs skater with her husband Edgar Syers, winning the Bronze Medal the same year.
Sir Cosmo Duff Gordon, right, later a Titanic survivor, and two British fencing teammates hold dueling pistols at the 1908 London Games, though the individual event was held only in And none of the duelists was actually shot. Bring back dueling pistols.