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Ruman Shana advances to round-16 in World Archery

June 12, 2019 00:00:00

Bangladesh premier archer Mohammad Roman Shana advanced to the round-16 in the men's recurve singles on the 2nd day of the World Archery Championship, a qualifying meet for Tokyo Olympics 2020, at the s-Hertogenbosch in Netherlands on Tuesday, reports UNB.

He will face Ryan Tyack of Australia in the round of 8 tomorrow (Thursday).

Ruman Shana defeated Angel David Alvarado Santin of Mexico by 6-2 set points in the 2nd round after beating Thomas Rufer of Switzerland by 7-1 set points in the first round.

Two other Bangladeshi archers-Md Hakim Ahmed Rubel lost to Alexander Wise of Great Britain by 2-6 set points while Md Tamimul Islam lost to Steve Wijler of the Netherlands by 2-6 set points in the first round of the men's recurve singles.

In the men's recurve team, Bangladesh team consists of Roman Shana, Tamimul Islam and Hakim Ahmed Rubel reached the round of 8 of the meet beating Spanish team comprises of Pablo Acha, Miguel Alvarino Garcia, Daniel Castro by 5-3 set points.

Shana, Tamimul and Rubel will now take on Lee Woo Seok, Lee Seungyun and Kim Woojin of Korea in round of 8 match of the men's team event today (Wednesday).

In the recurve mixed team, Bangladesh team comprises of Mohammad Roman Shana and Beauty Roy, also advanced to the round of 8 beating Artem Makhnenko and Inna Stepanova of Russia by 5-3 set points.

Bangladesh recurve mixed team will take on Sugimoto Tomomi and Takaharu Furukawa of Japan tomorrow (Thursday).

Earlier, Bangladesh mixed team, comprises Ruman Shana and Beauty Roy, finished 23rd scoring 1311 points in the ranking round.

In the recurve women's singles, Bangladesh archer Beauty Roy lost to Naomi Folkard of England by 5-6 set points in the first round.

Earlier, Beauty finished 68th among 152 archers in the ranking round scoring 635.

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