How many archers will qualify for the 2024 Paris Olympics?

There will be 128 archers in total — 64 men and 64 women — competing across the five events, including the return of the mixed teams tournament. 

Who has qualified for the U.S. Olympic archery team?

Three-time Olympic medalist Brady Ellison and world No. 1 Casey Kaufhold have qualified for the Games and will represent the U.S. after winning the U.S. Olympic Archery Trials. In Paris, both can become the first Americans to win an Olympic title in the sport since 1996.

Catalina Gnoriega and Jennifer Mucino-Fernandez also made the team on the women’s side by finishing second and third at trials.

Trenton Cowles and Jack Williams, the second and third men at trials, will compete in Paris if the U.S. qualifies two more quota spots later this spring.

How do you qualify for Olympic archery?

Olympic archery berths are earned through a qualification and quota system. Athletes secure their sports at the Games for their countries at certain competitions during the qualifying period, beginning with the 2023 World Archery Championships — which ran from Aug. 1-6 in Berlin — and ending with the final qualifier on June 14-17 in Antalya.

Archers can also qualify for the Olympics via continental championships and continental Games where spots can be won directly.  

American archers can punch their tickets for the Paris Games during the upcoming Americas Continental Qualifiers. The competition will occur on April 8-14 in Medellin, Colombia. The team champion and two individuals per gender will qualify for the Paris Olympics.