Tokyo Funding (2017-21)

£630,000
World Class Programme
£630,000
Athlete Performance Award (of up to)
£0

Olympic medals won since introduction of National Lottery funding

1

Historical Funding

Athens

£800,000

Beijing

£2,834,000

London

£4,408,000

Rio

£2,952,237

Overview

Archery is around 10,000 years old and was first contested as a competitive sport in medieval England. It was first included at the Paris 1900 Olympics and became a regular fixture from Munich 1972 onwards. Olympic archers shoot at 122cm targets from a distance of 70m - longer than the length of an Olympic swimming pool. 

At Tokyo 2020 athletes will compete in men's and women's individual events, and men's, women's and mixed team events (a new addition to the 2020 programme). Read more on the Tokyo 2020 website.

The UK National Governing Body is Archery GB, based in Lilleshall. Find out more on the Archery GB website.

 

  • Mark Davies

    Chair

  • David Tillotson

    Performance Director

  • Neil Armitage

    Chief Executive

  • Sarah Booth

    Marketing & PR Officer

 

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Funding Partners
  • Department for Culture, Media & Sport
Official Partners
  • BAE Systems
  • BUPA
Strategic Partners
  • British Olympic Association
  • Paralympics GB
  • Sport England
  • Sport Northern Ireland
  • Sport Wales
  • Sport Scotland