Impaired athletes require an international classification to compete in any world-level para archery tournaments.

The classification procedure is performed by international classifiers, who are World Archery accredited technical officials, to assess an athlete’s impairment and assign a classification class in accordance with the rules.

The World Archery Classifiers Manual explains the procedures and processes classifiers follow when evaluating an athlete.

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America’s classifiers with World Archery accreditation.