The three-day event was hosted ahead of the third and last stage of the 2021 Hyundai Archery World Cup in Paris.
The Americas was represented by 40 archers from 14 nations looking for any of the full team quota and individual places available.
The USA and Mexico succeeded, with both countries increasing their single individual places to full team tickets. The USA booked quotas in both genders, while Mexico managed it in the women’s event.
Archers from Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and Venezuela pursued individual places without luck.
Argentina’s Mario Jajarabilla advanced into the fourth round, where he lost to Matyas Laszlo Balogh of Hungary, 6-0.
At the end of the tournament, it was announced that Nicholas D’Amour of the Virgin Islands was awarded one of the four universality places for the Games.
The tripartite invitations are given to developing, growing and smaller nations in the sport that show significant promise.
“I deserve it because of all the success I had this year and there is more to come,” he said. “I’m getting stronger and stronger, I’m training harder and harder. Definitely, I will be looking for a good success in Tokyo and I’m capable of having some success there.”
The updated list of nations of the Americas with qualified spots are as follows:
- Brazil: 2 (1 man, 1 woman)
- Canada: 2 (1 man, 1 woman)
- Chile: 1 (1 man)
- Colombia: 2 (1 man, 1 woman)
- Ecuador: 1 (1 woman)
- US Virgin Islands: 1 (1 man)
- Mexico: 4 (1 man, 3 woman)
- USA: 6 (3 men, 3 women)
The competition in Paris now continues with the third stage of the Hyundai Archery World Cup.