Para-Archery also known as Disabled archery is a test of strength, endurance, accuracy and concentration and is open to athletes with a physical disability ( Including spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, amputee etc. ) in three functional classes ( Open, Standing and Wheelchair ) catering for Recurve and Compound devisions.
Archery is a sport where you get to compete with abled bodied men and women on equal terms.
Internationally Para-Archery is conducted by World Archery who conduct Para World Championships and the Paralympic Games.
Within Australia Para classified athletes compete along side able bodied athletes and are invited to compete in all competitions with equal status although equipment and rules can be modified to all Para Athletes the ability to compete equally.