The archery team quotas have been decided at the Final Qualification Tournament for the 2020 Olympics. Only unqualified teams were eligible to compete where the three medalists qualified to the games. The event is currently being held in Paris, France from June 18th to June 21st 2021.
The qualification round of the men’s team event was won by the United States. Led by Brady Ellison, the nation got a team total of 2031, just three more than Germany who grabbed the second seed. The largest upset occurred in the 1/8 finals where 15 seed Ukraine won 5-3 over Germany. Additionally, third seed Italy lost in the quarter-finals to sixth seed Indonesia. The semi-final match and Olympic quota between Indonesia and Ukraine was won by the former 6-0. The second quota was won by the United States who defeated France 6-0. The bronze medal and final quota went to France who blanked Ukraine 6-0. The event was won by the United States as they defeated Indonesia 5-3.
Mexico topped the qualification round of the women’s team event, just edging out India 1993-1992. India would suffer the same fate as Germany and lose 6-0 to Colombia in the 1/8 finals. The other three top four seeds reached the semi-finals along with Spain whom dispatched Colombia 5-3. Mexico and the United States obtained the first two quotas with Mexico winning 5-1 over Italy and the United States blanking Spain 6-0. The bronze medal and third quota were won by Italy thanks to a 5-3 victory over Spain. Mexico won the event where they scored 5-3 against the United States.
By qualifying a team, the nations also qualified to compete in the individual event with all three team members. With all of these nations winning individual quotas earlier, those quotas have been reallocated to the respective individual events to be held tomorrow. In total, there will be seven men’s and five women’s individual quotas up for grab.