Pauline Betteridge received a bronze plaquette for all she has done as the head of classification for archery at the International Paralympic Committee and World Archery over the past 14 years.
Archery GB's Performance Manager Hilda Gibson was appointed to World Archery's Finance and Audit Board, Helen George was elected to the Para Archery Committee and Jon Shales was re-elected to the Technical Committee.
Other decisions taken at the Congress, which preceded the World Championships, included:
A measure to enable World Archery to act quickly and effectively in case of external political, religious or other interferences in the current affairs of Member Associations.
Amending the name of the Field Archery Committee to the Field Archery and 3D Committee.
Qualification rounds at the World Archery Championships and World Archery Youth Championships will be at 70 metres.
Changing the name of a FITA round to a 1440 round. For example, a Double FITA round becomes a Double 1440 round.
Changing the categories for Para Archery to Open Recurve, Open Compound and Open W1 for men and women by merging the Standing and W2 classifications. The aim is to produce more intense competition.
Applying the set system to recurve team elimination rounds.
Removing the Half FITA round.
Applying cumulative scoring to indoor compound archery head to heads
Changing the name of FITA Stars to World Archery Stars and FITA Arrowhead Badges to World Archery Arrowhead Badges.
Changes to the way Field ties are decided
The changes come into effect on 1 April 2014, apart from the 70-metre qualification. That will be used at World Para Archery Championships in Bangkok in November.
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