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Rules:

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.

History:

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.                               

Equipment:

There are several types of bows that archers must have:

-longbows arches

-arcs compound

-the classic arc

Classification:

There are 3 categories of disabilities:

- physical handicaps

- visual handicaps

- hearing impairments.

MECENE Amandine.