Profiles of the para archers from the Americas by country competing at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

  • Country: Canada
  • Number of archers: One

Canada will be represented in Tokyo by a two-time Paralympian in Karen Van Nest. The lefthander previously competed at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, finishing both in ninth. She secured her place at her third Games by finishing second at the continent’s Paralympic qualification event in Monterrey, Mexico in March.

Canada’s Paralympian:


  • Name: Karen Van Nest
  • Age: 58
  • Category: Compound women open
  • World Ranking: 27
  • Paralympic experience: 2012, 2016
  • Qualification round personal best: 694 points