First time Bangladesh reach recurve mixed doubles final

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Bangladesh mixed team reached the recurve mixed team event final of the Teer 22nd Asian Archery Championship eliminating India by 5-4 sets in tie breaker at the Bangladesh Army Stadium in Banani on Tuesday. -Collected

Bangladesh mixed team reached the recurve mixed team event final of the Teer 22nd Asian Archery Championship for the first time. They were eliminating India by 5-4 sets in tie breaker at the Bangladesh Army Stadium in Banani.

After a keenly contested semifinal match in the last event on the fourth day, the Bangladesh team comprising Hakim Ahmed Rubel and Diya Siddique pair ensured Bangladesh’s ticket of final beating their Indian pair Ankita Vokt and Kapil to reach the final of this event of Asian Archery Championship for the first time.

Earlier, on the day, The Bangladesh team comprising Ruman Sana, Hakim Ahmed Rubel and Ram Krishno Shaha moved to the quarterfinal final in the 1/8 elimination round of recurve men’s team event.  After getting bye and reached the last four stages after beating Uzbekistan by 6-0 sets.

In the semi-finals, Bangladesh fought neck to neck with India. It drew 4-4 in the first round. Later, each player of both the teams shot one arrow and the score line ended equal 27-27. As both the teams scored 27, India was declared the winners’.

In the recurve women’s team event, Bangladesh advanced to the semifinal by defeating Uzbekistan 5-3 in the quarter- finals. Bangladesh however lost to Korea by 6-0 sets in the last four stages. 

However, the final of this event will be held on Friday, November 19.