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Olympic Archery

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games - 23 Jul to 8 Aug 2021
Yumenoshima Park (夢の島公園, Yumenoshima Kōen) Dream Island Park Archery Field. Looks like an all weather athletics track with no grass, has been converted to the practice and qualification archery field with shelter, a concrete strip to shoot from and lots of grass. No stands for spectators, but is north facing. The head to heads will be in a temporary area nearby. Tickets by lottery in Japan for a 3-4 hour elimination session are ¥3000 (£22) or ¥7000 (£51) for a medal session. Google Map. Picture and Opening.

New in this Olympics is a mixed team event, increasing the number of medals to 5, while keeping the total number of archers at 128.

Japans day starts at midnight in the UK and finishes about 9am, so live TV will be overnight. Subtract 8 hours to get UK times.

Schedule

The 72 arrow ranking round is before the opening ceremony on the 23rd July. The women start at 09:00 local time (01:00 in the UK), the men at 13:00 (5am in the UK). This gives the order of places for all of the knockout rounds.

The 24th is the mixed team event, the highest placed archers from the ranking round are paired and the top 16 teams compete for the first archery medals, all decided on the 24th July. Every country with at least one male and female archer has a chance to win. The first round 1/8 starts at 09:30 (1:30 in UK). The quarter finals at 14:15 (6:15), semifinals at 15:31 (7:31), bronze match at 16:25 (8:25), gold/silver match at 16:45 (8:45).

The 25th is the womens team event, the 16 teams already decided before the Olyimpics, the first 8 countries (UK included) decided 2 years ago. The first round starts at 9:30 (1:30), quarter finals at 13:45 (5:45), semifinals at 15:17 (7:17), bronze match at 16:15 (8:15), gold/silver match at 16:40 (8:40).

The 26th is the mens team event, 16 teams won place, the UK one of the first 2 years ago. The schedule is the same as the womens team event.

The 27th to 29th are individual head to head knockout rounds, reducing the field of 64 women and 64 men down to 16 each. The first rounds (1/32 and 1/16) start at 9:30 (1:30), first 2 mens head to head, followed by 2 womens head to heads, then the 2 wining men have a head to head, followed by the 2 wining women. 6 such groups on the 27th finishing around 20:00 (12:00), and 5 groups on the 28th and 29th finishing around 18:30 (10:30).

The 30th is the womens final day, and the 31st is the mens final day. Starting at 9:30 (1:30) with the 16 remaining archers in 1/8 head to heads. At 14:45 (6:45) the quarter finals start, and at 15:45 (7:45) the semifinals. 16:30 (8:30) for the bronze match and 16:45 (8:45) for the gold/silver match.

Minimum Qualification Score (MQS)

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Qualification Procedure

Men up 10 points and women up 5 points from Rio 2016. Shot between 3rd June 2019 and final entry in June 2020, at a WA-registered event.

Men70m round640
Women70m round605

Qualification

World Archery Championships in 's-Hertogenbosh (colloquially known as Den Bosch) Netherlands 3rd to 16th June 2019. Almost half the places will be decided at this tournament.

GBR won the maximum 6 places at the primary qualification tournament. Both men's and women's teams came in the top 8 of the team event to win team places.

Paralympic Archery

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games - 25 Aug to 6 Sep 2020
Dream Island Archery Field, a new development on the east side of Tokyo.

80 Men, 60 Women, 9 medals. Individual men, women and mixed team, in recurve, compound and W1.

Schedule

The evening finals sessions are more UK friendly as 17:30 in Japan is 9:30 in the UK.

27th August.
9:00 to 12:00 Ranking Rounds for Women's Compound Open, Men's W1, Women's W1, Women's Recurve Open.
14:00 to 17:00 Ranking Rounds for Men's Recurve Open, Men's Compound Open.

28th August.
9:00 to 14:55 Men's Individual Compound Open: 1/24 Eliminations and 1/16 Eliminations.
17:30 to 21:55 Mixed Team W1: 1/8 Eliminations, Quarterfinals, Semifinals, Bronze Medal Match, Gold/Silver Medal Match, Victory Ceremony.

29th August.
9:00 to 14:10 Women's Individual Compound Open: 1/16 Eliminations, Mixed Team Compound Open: 1/8 Eliminations.
17:30 to 20:35 Mixed Team Compound Open: Quarterfinals, Semifinals, Bronze Medal Match, Gold/Silver Medal Match, Victory Ceremony.

30th August.
9:00 to 14:15 Women's Individual Compound Open: 1/8 Eliminations, Quarterfinals, Semifinals, Bronze Medal Match, Gold/Silver Medal Match, Victory Ceremony.
17:30 to 21:20 Men's Individual W1: 1/8 Eliminations, Quarterfinals, Semifinals, Bronze Medal Match, Gold/Silver Medal Match, Victory Ceremony. 31st August.
9:00 to 14:15 Men's Individual Compound Open: 1/8 Eliminations, Quarterfinals, Semifinals, Bronze Medal Match, Gold Medal Match, Victory Ceremony.
17:30 to 21:20 Women's Individual W1: 1/8 Eliminations, Quarterfinals, Semifinals, Bronze Medal Match, Gold/Silver Medal Match, Victory Ceremony.

2nd September.
10:00 to 14:15 Women's Individual Recurve Open: 1/16 Eliminations, 1/8 Eliminations.
17:30 to 19:55 Women's Individual Recurve Open: Quarterfinals, Semifinals, Bronze Medal Match, Gold/silver Medal Match, Victory Ceremony.

3rd September.
10:00 to 14:15 Men's Individual Recurve Open: 1/16 Eliminations
17:30 to 21:55 Men's Individual Recurve Open: 1/8 Eliminations, Quarterfinals, Semifinals, Bronze Medal Match, Gold/Silver Medal Match, Victory Ceremony. 4th September.
10:00 to 12:40 Mixed Team Recurve Open: 1/8 Eliminations
17:30 to 20:35 Mixed Team Recurve Open: Quarterfinals, Semifinals, Bronze Medal Match, Gold/Silver Medal Match, Victory Ceremony.

Qualification for places

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Qualification Procedure

World Archery Championships in 's-Hertogenbosh Netherlands 3rd to 16th June 2019. 80 of the 140 places will be decided at this tournament.

GBR won 5 places out of a maximum of 11. 1 recurve men, 1 recurve women, 1 compound men, 2 compound women.

In the european and final qualification event there will be 22 places available, having won places in 4 of the events GBR can only compete for 1 place in the mens W1 and 1 place in the women's W1.

Final allocation of places not taken up will be done in July 2020.

Minimum Qualification Score (MQS)

Shot between 1st June 2019 and 1st July 2020, at a WA-registered event.

Recurve men70m round570
Recurve women70m round530
Compound men50m round650
Compound women50m round620
W1 men50m round590
W1 women50m round520

W1 (Wheelchair) is recurve or compound bow limited to 45lbs with no magnification or bubble in sight.