Asia Cup Archery: Bangladesh reach recurve men’s, women’s team finals
Bangladesh reached the finals of the recurve men’s and women’s team events of the Asia Cup World Ranking Archery Tournament, Stage-2, held in Iraq on Sunday.
Bangladesh reached the recurve men’s team final eliminating Iran by 29-24 score in the tie- breaker as the semifinal match between two teams was locked in 4-4 sets.
Earlier Bangladesh recurve team comprising Ruman Shana, Hakim Ahmed Rubel and Abdur Rahman Alif beat hosts Iraq by 6-0 sets in the quarter final.
Bangladesh will play the final against India on May 11.
Bangladesh women’s team of Nasrin Akter, Diya Siddiqui and Beauty Roy moved into the recurve women’s team event final eliminating Uzbekistan by 5-1 sets in the semifinal.
Bangladesh will face neighboring India in the event’s final, also on May 11.
In the recurve mixed team event, Bangladesh team studded with Ruman Shana and Nasrin Akter were eliminated from quarterfinal losing to Kazakhstan by 3-5 sets.