Name: Lia Coryell
Sport: Archery
Discipline(s): Compound Archery
Classification: W1
Hometown: LaCrosse, Wis.
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2016, 2020)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, 4th (individual)
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016, 4th (mixed team), 7th (individual)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – 8th (mixed team), 9th (individual)
  • Years of participation: 2015, 2017, 2019
  • Top Finish: 4th – 2015 (mixed team)
Personal: Made her Team USA debut in 2015, when she was selected to the World Archery Para Championships and Parapan American Championships teams...Shoots a compound bow in the W1 women's category, and is a proud United States Army Veteran...Learned about archery at a wounded warrior adaptive sports camp...Became a first-time Paralympian at the age of 51...Serves as a Level 4-NTS professional archery coach and sits on several Boards of Adaptive Sports programs...Published author and researcher...Has five younger brothers and three younger sisters...She loves to be outdoors