Doris Jones (archer)

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Doris Jones
Born (1988-11-15) 15 November 1988 (age 28)
Nationality Canadian
Citizenship Canadian
Occupation Archer

Doris Mary Jones (born 15 November 1988) was the junior world compound bow archery champion in 2006.[1] She is a Métis from Selkirk, Canada.[2][3]

In 2004, she received the "Junior Female Athlete of the Year" award from the Canadian Archery Association (Archery Canada Tir à l'Arc).[4] In 2006 at the Junior Outdoor Games in Mérida she won the gold medal in the junior classification.[5] In 2010, she won two Archery Silver Medals for Canada in the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India.[6][7] One of which the final score was 146-145 against Nicky Hunt that came down to the deciding final shot.[8]

Commonwealth Games Results (Women's Individual Compound Bow)

  • Doris won in the quarterfinals with a score of 85-80 in the 3rd set against Janette Doreen Howells (WAL)[9]
  • She won in the semi-finals with a score of 140-132 in the 5th set against Cassie McCall (AUS)[9]
  • She placed second in the finals with a score of 146-145 in the 5th set against Nicky Hunt (ENG)[9]


  1. ^ "Lots of stars for archery’s return at Commonwealth Games". World Archery Federation. Archived from the original on 9 December 2013. 
  2. ^ Towns, John (17 July 2010). "'Darling' Doris makes national archery team". Interlake Today. Archived from the original on 9 December 2013. 
  3. ^ Hall, M. Ann (2012). "Toward a History of Aboriginal Women in Canadian Sport". In Forsyth, Janice; Giles, Audrey R. Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada: Historical Foundations and Contemporary Issues. Vancouver, British Columbia: UBC Press. p. 85. ISBN 978-0-7748-2423-1. 
  4. ^ "Annual Awards Archive". Archery Canada Tir à l'Arc. Archived from the original on 13 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Canada and India in Compound, Korea and France in Recurve". World Archery Federation. 21 October 2006. Archived from the original on 9 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "Doris Jones wins Silver Medal for Canada in Commonwealth Games Archery". India: The Sports Campus. 9 October 2010. Archived from the original on 9 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "Selkirk archer claims second silver medal". Winnipeg Free Press. 2010. Archived from the original on 9 December 2013. 
  8. ^ "BBC Sport - Commonwealth Games 2010: England win archery medals". Retrieved 2017-03-24. 
  9. ^ a b c "Archery | XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi". Retrieved 2017-03-24.