Archery consists of using a string bow to propel arrows towards a target of 122 cm in diameter, on which are drawn ten concentric circles.

Depending on where the arrow comes in, the archer receives between 0 and 10 pins.

As the arrow moves closer to the center, the number of points increases.

The athletes must have concentration and precision.


Archery has been part of sports at the Olympic Games since 1900 in Paris.

And in 1960, it became an official Paralympic sport at the Paralympic Games in Rome.                               


There are several types of bows that archers must have:

-longbows arches

-arcs compound

-the classic arc


There are 3 categories of disabilities:

- physical handicaps

- visual handicaps

- hearing impairments.

MECENE Amandine.