Archery is a Summer Olympics sport. Archery events were held at the Olympic Games of 1900, 1904, 1908, 1920 and then from 1972 to date. It is governed by the World Archery. Recurve archery is the only discipline of archery featured at the Olympic Games.
Early Olympics 1900-1920
Archery events were held at the Olympic Games of 1900, 1904, 1908 and 1920.
Modern Era 1972-present
Archery returned to the Olympics in 1972.
|1900||Paris||1900 Summer Olympics||First time that archery was featured in the Olympics. All seven events were for men.|
|1904||St Louis||1904 Summer Olympics||Team archery was introduced at these Games, as was women's archery.|
|1908||London||1908 Summer Olympics|
|1920||Antwerp||1920 Summer Olympics||Events included fixed/moving large/small birds.|
|1972||Munich||1972 Summer Olympics||First recognisable modern archery Olympics. Round was a double WA1440|
|1976||Montreal||1976 Summer Olympics|
|1980||Moscow||1980 Summer Olympics|
|1984||Los Angeles||1984 Summer Olympics|
|1988||Seoul||1988 Summer Olympics||Team events re-introduced. Individual ranking WA1440 followed by knock-out matches|
|1992||Barcelona||1992 Summer Olympics||All shooting moves to 70m.|
|1996||Atlanta||1996 Summer Olympics|
|2000||Sydney||2000 Summer Olympics|
|2004||Athens||2004 Summer Olympics|
|2008||Beijing||2008 Summer Olympics|
|2012||London||2012 Summer Olympics|
|2016||Rio de Janeiro||2016 Summer Olympics|