The organising committee of August’s World Archery Para Championships 2015 to be held in Donaueschingen, Germany, have launched an English version of the official event website.
A promotional video regarding the event, which is a principle qualifying tournament for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, has also been launched. The video can be found here.
Spectators, athletes and officials can also keep up-to-date on the latest event information via a special Facebook page.
Donaueschingen 2015 is set to attract 300 athletes from 60 countries and will take place between 23-30 August.
In addition to the World Championships acting as a Rio 2016 qualifier, the following events are also qualifiers:
• Americas: Toronto 2015 Para Pan-American Games (Canada), 8-11 August 2015
• Asia: Bangkok 2015 World Archery Asia Para Championships (Thailand), 10-19 November 2015
• Europe: Challans 2016 World Archery Europe Para Championships (France), 2-10 April 2016
• Final Qualifying Tournament: May – June 2016
The top three individual finishers in the men’s W1, compound open and recurve, women’s compound and recurve at each Paralympic qualifying event will win one Rio 2016 qualification spot for their National Paralympic Committee.
The top individual finisher in the women’s W1 at each Paralympic qualifying event will win one Rio 2016 qualification spot for their National Paralympic Committee.