The American won his division before returning to the same venue in May, where he topped the standings on 46 points to clinch his spot for compound bow on the archery team for Rio.

“It’s hard for me to show emotion,” Polish added.

“When I get one of those medals around my neck, then we can smile.

“My journey’s not over yet, it’s just starting.”

“I want to shoot on the bad days and good days.

“I want to shoot every day.

“You learn a lot more doing that.

“You learn to deal with adversity.”

Archery at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games is scheduled to take place from September 10 to 17 at the Sambódromo.