Britain's archers completed the World Archery Para Championships and Paralympic qualifier in Donaueschingen in style - by winning more medals! There was a clean sweep in the Visually Impaired 2/3 category as Stephen Prowse took gold, beating Peter Price. Carmel Bassett claimed bronze after defeating Italy's Claudio Peruffo 6-2 and it was silver for Roger-Rees-Evans in the VI1 competition.
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Great Britain has made a cracking start at the World Archery Para Championships and Paralympic qualifier in Donaueschingen, with all our W1, W2/3, compound men and VI archers safely though to the head-to-heads. In the men's W1 competition, John Walker qualified third and has a bye into the last 16. To join him John Cavanagh, ranked seventh, must defeat Petr Bartos of the Czech Republic.
The 17 archers who will be representing Great Britain at the World Archery Para Championships this August in Donaueschingen, Germany have been announced by Archery GB.
Qualification is over at the Para world-ranking event in Almere, Holland - and Britain is already guaranteed medals! Most are in the team competitions. Jo Frith and John Walker face Russia in a W1 mixed team gold medal showdown while Jo, Phoebe Pine and Jessica Stretton must beat Germany to ensure a place in the gold medal match, once again against Russia.
With Rio 2016 now less than two years away, the big question is could you be a part of it? Could you see yourself on a Paralympic podium? Do you have the dedication and potential it takes be an elite compound Para archer? If yes, then this could be your chance.
Aspiring Paralympians took another important step on their quest to represent their country at Rio 2016 this weekend as 60 Paralympic hopefuls and support staff attended the ParalympicsGB Potentials Camp at the University of Bath.
Great Britain’s para-archery team was on world-class form at the recent Para Archery world-ranking event at Nove Mesto in the Czech Republic, securing a total of three gold medals, a silver and a bronze.
The British Paralympic Association (BPA) today held the first meeting of its Sport Advisory Group, which will provide strategic advice to influence and develop the BPA’s Paralympic Preparation Strategy for each Paralympic Games.