Matt Stutzman won a silver medal in the men's individual compound (open) at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
Seven athletes, six males and one female, represented the United States in the London 2012 Paralympic Games archery competition, held Aug. 30-Sept. 5 at Royal Artillery Barracks. Of the athletes who competed in archery, three served in the U.S. military: Dugie Denton, Jerry Shields and Russell Wolfe. All are retired from the Army.
The 2012 U.S. Paralympic Archery Team claimed two medals in the men's individual compound competitions. Jeff Fabry won the gold medal in the men's individual compound (W1) event, becoming the first U.S. archer to win the Paralympic Games since 1984. Matt Stutzman won the silver medal in the open event.
- Lee Ford (Perry,Ga./Perry, Ga.)
- Eric Bennett (Phoenix, Ariz./Surprise, Ariz.)
- Dugie Denton (Joliet, Mont ./Joliet, Mont.), ret., Army
- Jeff Fabry (Lemoore, Calif./Lemoore, Calif.)
- Jerry Shields (Jacksonville, Fla./Jacksonville, Fla.), ret., Army
- Matt Stutzman (Fairfield, Iowa/Fairfield, Iowa)
- Russell Wolfe (Widnoon, Pa./Edmond, Okla.), ret., Army
The 2016 U.S. Paralympic Archery Team will be announced in 2016. The team will be determined based on selection procedures developed by USA Archery, the National Governing Body for the sport of archery in the United States, and approved by the United States Olympic Committee.
For more information on Paralympic archery, visit USAArchery.org.