Brilliant Kim sets 72-arrow world record

South Korea's Kim Woo-Jin made the most of perfect shooting conditions to set a 72-arrow world record in theOlympic archery at the Rio de Janeiro Games on Friday and fire an ominous warning at challengers to his gold medal claims.

The world champion's total of 700 points during the ranking round at the Sambodromo venue eclipsed the previous record of 699 set by compatriot Im Dong-Hyun, which was set in the London Olympics' preliminary four years ago.

He dazzled his Olympic rivals and thrilled the small crowd in the terraces.