London 2012

Kenny Allen

Kenny made his Paralympic debut at London 2012.

  • Events:
    Archery
  • Home Town:
    Bedford
  • Lives:
    Wymondham, Norfolk
  • Trains:
    Taverham Archers
  • Date Of Birth:
    07/10/1969
  • Games Attended:
    London 12

On the first day of competition of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, Kenny finished top of the ranking rounds at the Royal Artillery Barracks by surpassing the Paralympic record with a score of 651 and taking the lead ahead of the world record holder, Russian Timur Tuchinov. However, he lost to Turkish archer Zafer Korkmaz in the following round of 16 tie.

Before he competed in London, Kenny had been shooting for five years and he trains with the Taverham Archers. At his first international competition at the 2009 Stoke Mandeville Invitational, he won a gold medal in the men’s Individual Recurve (Standing).

"I feel so privileged to have had the opportunity to be involved in the Paralympic Games in my home country." Kenny Allen

Major Results

  • 2012 London Paralympic Games
  • Men's Individual Recurve (Standing): rd of 16
    Men's Team Recurve (Open): 4th
  • 2011 World Championships, Turin, Italy
  • Men’s Individual Recurve (Standing): 6th
    Men’s Team Recurve (Open): 4th
  • 2010 European Para-Archery Championships, Vichy, France
  • Men’s Individual Recurve (Standing): 5th
    Men’s Team Recurve (Open): silver
    Mixed Team Recurve (Open): silver
  • 2010 European Grand Prix, Stoke Mandeville, UK
  • Men’s Individual Recurve (Standing): silver
  • 2010 AAE Arizona Cup, Phoenix USA
  • Men’s Individual Recurve (Standing): 4th
  • 2009 IPC World Championships, Nymburk, Czech Republic
  • Men’s Individual Recurve (Standing): 8th
    Men’s Team Recurve (Open): 5th
  • 2009 IPC European Grand Prix, Stoke Mandeville, UK
  • Men’s Individual Recurve (Standing): gold
    Men’s Team Recurve (Open): gold
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