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Paralympic Sports: Archery

CLASSIFICATION IN PARA ARCHERY

This is a brief overview of the sport classes and is in no way legally binding. In all cases the sport specific classification rules will take precedence. Should this page be out of date please contact classification@paralympic.org.

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Day 3
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Archers at day 3 of the World Championship

 

ELIGIBLE IMPAIRMENT TYPES

Impaired muscle power

Athetosis

Impaired passive range of movement

Hypertonia

Limb deficiency

Ataxia

Leg length difference

CLASSES

Para archery is split into two classes: Open and W1

Open class contains both standing athletes and those in a wheelchair, archers position themselves at a 90-degree angle to the target and may use body support. 

W1 athletes may use either bow limited to 45lbs in draw weight and without magnifying sights.