Para archer Imalia Oktrininda will make her Paralympic debut at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games where she will compete in the women’s individual recurve open and the mixed teams recurve.
Imalia began competing in 2018 and that same year won silver in both the indoor and outdoor at the Para & IV Nationals. She then joined Sydney Olympic Park Archers and began training under NSWIS Head Coach Ricci Cheah.
At the 2019 Para & IV National Championships, Imalia was crowned national champion in the women’s open recurve – outdoor. When the event was next held in 2021, Imalia shoot a 606 to win the open female recurve.
With an opportunity for Australia to obtain additional qualification spots for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, Imalia travelled to the Czech republic to compete at the Para Archery World Ranking and Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament. The NSWIS scholarship holder claimed gold in the women’s recurve open, defeating Nataliya Malykh.