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Archery (Paralympic Games)

08-28-2012 15:12 BJT

No sport has as great a Paralympic history as Archery. It featured at the first Stoke Mandeville Games in 1948, the modern Paralympic Games’ predecessor, and has featured on every Paralympic programme since the inaugural competition in 1960.

Skill, concentration and nerves of steel will all be on show at the Archery competition at London 2012.

Although Archery was originally developed as a means of rehabilitation and recreation for people with a physical disability, it rapidly evolved into the internationally competitive sport on show at the Games today.

Competition dates

30 August – 5 September

Competition venue

The Royal Artillery Barracks

Number of competitors

140: 88 men and 52 women

Editor:Wang Chuhan |Source: CCTV.com

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