Archery had its first appearance at the 1900 Summer Olympics and has been disputed in 16 Olympiads. Eighty-four nations have entered in the Olympic archery events, with France performing the most often at 31 times. Sports enthusiasts from around the world can purchase Olympic Archery Tickets online to enjoy its stunning performances.

The most evident trend has been the quality of South Korean archers, who have won 23 out of 34 gold medals in events since 1984. It is directed by the World Archery Federation. Recurve archery is the only restraint of archery contained at the Olympic Games. Archery is also an occasion at the Summer Paralympics.

Olympic Archery at the Tokyo 2020
Olympic Archery at the Tokyo 2020

The second Olympic Games Paris 1900 saw the first presence of archery. Seven disciplines in varying distances were contested. At the 1904 Summer Olympics in St.Louis, six archery events were contested, of which three were men’s and three were women’s competitions.

Team archery was introduced, as was women’s archery. In the 1908 Summer Olympics, three archery events were alleged. Archery was not included at the 1912 Summer Olympics but rematerialized in the 1920 Summer Olympics. For the 2020 Olympics, the five Continental Games were added to the qualification pathway.

The winning NOC in the mixed team event at each of the five receives one allocation spot per gender. There is also one quota spot per gender for the individual event winners at the Asian, European, and American Games. The World Championship allocation was reduced to 4 per gender and the Tripartite Commission allocation was reduced to 2 per gender.

Olympic Archery at the Tokyo 2020
Olympic Archery at the Tokyo 2020

In the individual events, the 64 competitors will compete in the first round, the round of 64. The draw will be ranked according to the result of the round of rankings so that the first seed will shoot against the 64th seed in the first tower.

Each match will be scored using the Olympic Archery Round, which consists of the best of five sets, with three arrows per set. The winner of each set receives two points and, if the set scores are tied, each archer receives one point. If at the end of the five rounds, the score is 5-5, a single arrow shot is organized and the closest to the center is declared the winner.

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