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Massillon native Jacob Wukie eliminated in archery after loss to Brady Ellison at Tokyo Olympics

Wukie's loss came by a score of 3-7 in the Round of 8 against Ellison.

TOKYO, Japan — Editor's note: Video in the player above offers a wrap up from the biggest events at the Tokyo Olympics for Friday, July 30.

It’s the end of the road for Massillon native Jacob Wukie at the Tokyo Olympics. He was eliminated in the Round of 8 Friday night (EST) by a score of 3-7 against fellow American Brady Ellison. The pair of Team USA competitors exchanged a hug after Wukie was eliminated.

WATCH: See highlights from the matchup between Wukie and Ellison

Wukie had advanced earlier this week after winning two rounds of competition early Thursday morning. First, he beat Andres Aguilar of Chile and then moved on to win against Agata Riau Ega Salsabilla of Indonesia.

Credit: AP
United States' Jacob Wukie, right, hugs his teammate Brady Ellison, winner of their men's individual eliminations match at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

WATCH: Olympics highlights from Wukie as he advances to the top 16

This was Wukie’s second Olympics appearance after previously competing and winning a silver medal in London during the 2012 Games.

Wukie currently residents in Fremont, Ohio, according to TeamUSA.org.

3News reported last week that Wukie placed 47th in the men's individual archery ranking round after notching 22 10s (arrows inside the yellow ring on the target) along with five Xs -- or bulleseys -- to finish with a score of 649.


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