The Family of Archers


What brought down Achilles?

We all or most of us I assume have heard the term Achilles Heal. In Greek mythology, Achilles was a warrior who slew the Trojan hero Hector outside the gate of Troy. Achilles was supposedly killed by an arrow fired by Paris that hit him in the heal.

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​​​​What is the national sport of B​hutan?

 ARCHERY! According to the Tourism Council

of Bhutan, archery was declared the

national sport in 1971.

What was the first sport to have a person in a wheelchair compete beside able-bodied athletes in a regular Olympics?

 Archery! Neroli Fairhall, a paraplegic from New Zealand competed in the Olympic Games  in Los Angeles in 1984 and she took 35th place.

Who invented the compound bow?

 Holless Wilbur Allen

In what year was archery introduced in the Olympics?

 1900, discontinued in 1924 and brought back in 1972.

Are you a


 According to Oxford Dictionaries

As a Noun: A student or lover of Archery.  

As an Adjective: Of or relating to Archers and Archery.