Ameera Lee dreams of representing Australia in Para-archery at the Paralympic Games, and if her meteoric rise in the sport to date is telling, she will achieve that dream this year at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

After finding her start in Para-archery in 2016, it did not take Ameera long to attract the attention of one of the world’s most esteemed Para-archery coaches in Ricci Cheah. Together, they began working towards her selection to the Australian Para-archery team, and in 2018, Ameera made her green and gold debut.

On debut at the 2018 Para-archery European Circuit in Olbia, Italy, Ameera reached the quarter-finals of the women’s individual recurve/compound W1, and simultaneously put the rest of the world on notice for the following year’s 2019 World Archery Para Championships in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, where she looked primed and ready to achieve her first international podium finish.

Although Ameera did not win …

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Date of birth
1 February 1974
Past Paralympic Games


Physical Impairment – Multiple sclerosis
How acquired
Homebush, NSW
Medical secretary
Started competing
First competed for Australia
Sport career highlights

Representing Australia at the 2018 Para-archery European Circuit in Olbia, Italy

Greatest sporting moments

Watching the 2018 Commonwealth Games women’s pole vault final

Favourite quote
Get creative, be inspired and never give up


  • Sport: Para-archery Discipline: Individual compound Classification: W2

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