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11:43 AM, May 09, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 05:50 PM, May 09, 2018

Bangladesh win five golds

Bangladesh end the ISSF International Solidarity Archery Championships winning five golds in nine events at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium today.

Bangladesh archers won gold at four out of the five compound events but managed just one gold at the recurve events where they were competing for four out of five golds. Bangladesh’s only gold in recurve event came as recurve men’s team defeated Nepal 5-1.

In an all-Bangladesh final, Kumar Das defeated compatriot Abul Kashem Mamun 140-134 to win gold in the compound men’s event.

Rokhsana Akhter trumped Iraq’s Fatimah Almashhadani 136-133 and attained gold at the compound women’ event.

Bangladesh also won gold in the men and women’s team event beating Iraq 225-205 and Morocco 216-152 respectively. The only compound event where they missed out on gold was the mixed event where they were beaten 146-143 by Iraq.

Ruman Shana was beaten by KSA’s Abdalelah Binali in the recurve men’s final.

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