The 2021 World Archery Youth Championships kicked off in Wroclaw, Poland today with 525 archers from 56 countries. The Americas is represented by 81 archers from nine countries.

The competition, which was initially scheduled to take place in Australia but ended up relocated due to the pandemic, runs until August 15 featuring a total of eight categories compound cadet, recurve cadet, compound junior and recurve junior divisions in both genders.

Live scoring will be available on World Archery’s website and on Ianseo. The finals will be streamed live on Saturday and Sunday on World Archery’s YouTube channel and social media platforms.

Qualification takes place on Tuesday, with individual and team eliminations, and finals following.

The Americas’ Nicholas D’Amour, Casey Kaufhold, Valentina Vazquez and Sebastian Garcia are among the list of archers favored to contest the individual titles in their respective categories.

Number of archers from the Americas by country is as it follows:

  • Brazil: 3 men, 4 women
  • Canada: 6 men, 1 woman
  • Colombia: 5 men, 5 women
  • Ecuador: 1 man, 2 women
  • El Salvador: 1 man, 2 women
  • Guatemala: 1 man, 1 woman
  • US Virgin Islands: 1 man
  • Mexico: 12 men, 12 women
  • USA: 12 men, 12 women