Olympics Archery Tickets

Archery was first introduced in 1900 Summer Olympics and has been contested in 13 Olympiads. Eighty three different nations have appeared in the Olympic archery competitions, with France appearing the most often at 11 times. It is governed by the International Archery Federation.

The history of archery started from the second Olympic Games, Paris 1900. There were 7 different disciplines in varying distances were contested. The next Olympiad, St. Louis 1904, had 5 archery events but no athletes from outside the United States competed. At the 1908 Summer Olympics, there were 3 archery events. Archery was not featured at the 1912 Summer Olympics but reappeared in the 1920 Summer Olympics.

The first team round is the round of 16, but as the number of teams is usually between 9 and 15 the highest ranked teams typically get a elimination in the first round. Matches consist of each team firing 27 arrows in 3 ends of 9 arrows, with each archer on the team firing 3 arrows per end. Advancement and medals are determined in the same manner as the individual competition.