Archery at the 2008 Summer Paralympics


Archery at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

Archery at the 2008 Summer Paralympics consists of nine events, five for men and four for women. The competitions will be held at the Olympic Green Archery Field from September 9 to September 15.

Classfication

Archers are given a classification depending on the type and extent of their disability. The classification system allows archers to compete against others with a similar level of function.

Archery classes are:
* Wheelchair 1 (W1)
* Wheelchair 2 (W2)
* Standing (ST)

Events

For each of the events below, medals are contested for one or more of the above classifications.

* Men's individual compound
** Open
** W1
* Men's individual recurve
** Standing
** W1/W2
* Men's team recurve
** Open
* Women's individual compound
** Open
* Women's individual recurve
** Standing
** W1/W2
* Women's team recurve
** Open

Qualification

There will be 136 athletes (88 males, 48 females) competing in this sport.

Qualification Slots

*Ref: [ [http://www.archery.org/UserFiles/Document/Olympic%20Games/2008_PG_Beijing/08_Beijing_Para_Slots.pdf FITA:Qualification Slots for Beijing 2008] ]

Women's events

References

* cite web
title = Schedules and Results - Archery
publisher = The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
url = http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRMP/ENG/Schedule/AR.shtml
accessdate = 2008-09-10

External links

* [http://en.paralympic.beijing2008.cn Offical Site of the 2008 Summer Paralympics]
* [http://www.paralympic.org IPC]
* [http://www.archery.org FITA]


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