Adapting Your Approach

Whether you’re shooting with a disability or coaching someone with one, there are several important things to be aware of says Danielle Brown Governments and sporting bodies have tried to categorise disability the world over, but due to the complex nature

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Spots Secured

British archers have secured another spot at the Rio 216 Paralympic Games at a Continental Qualifying Tournament held during the European Para-Archery Championships in France. Nathan MacQueen won the silver medal – and a quota place – in men’s compound.

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New World Records


Russia’s open recurve men’s team of Bato Tsydendorzhiev, Sergey Khutakov and Anton Zaypaev set a new world record of 1926 for the category at the Para-Archery World Championships in Donaueschingen, Germany – beating the old record by a staggering 92

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New divisions for Donaueschingen

Visually impaired divisions will compete at the World Archery Para Championships in Donaueschingen later this year for the first time since 2009. Archers from three countries are already registered to shoot in VI1 and VI2/3 categories, with classification by officials

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Success in Switzerland

Jo Frith took gold in women's W1 compound, beating GBR team mate Vicky Jenkins

Great Britain’s para-archery squad picked up nine medals at the para-archery European Championships in Switzerland. The haul meant the team ranked second overall in the medal table, and included all three individual medals in women’s W1 – where Jo Frith

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World Archery releases 2015 competition dates


World Archery has released the provisional competition dates for the 2014 indoor season, as well as some for the 2015 outdoor calendar. The 2014-2015 Indoor world cup schedule currently looks like this: Stage 1: Marrakesh, Morocco, 8-9 November 2014 Stage

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Kenny Allen hit by para-archery reclassification


The latest reclassification of para-archery competitors has affected another British squad member. Kenny Allen, who has been part of the team for seven years, is the second Team GB archer to lose out under the new regulations after Danielle Brown’s

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Brown appeal accepted

Danielle Brown is due to have her disability classification re-assessed. The archer, who was not classified as a para-athlete under World Archery’s new rules brought in last November, has had her appeal accepted by World Archery and will be re-tested

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Rikki Bingham joins Archery GB coaching team


Compound archer Rikki Bingham has joined the Archery GB coaching staff. Her role will see her specialise in developing compound archers among the para-archery squad, and she will join Mike Peart in specialising in para-archery coaching at Lilleshall Sports Centre.

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GB number 1 out of Para-contention

Danielle Brown, recent medallist at the Para-Archery World Championships, will not be eligible to take part in future para-archery competitions
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Danielle Brown, the UK’s top-ranked para-archer, has been ruled out of being able to compete at future para-archery events due to a change in the disability classifications. The double Paralympic Games gold medallist and three-time Para-World Championships winner has become

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