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Ruman into recurve singles final

  • Published at 07:53 pm March 28th, 2019
Bangladesh's Mohammad Ruman Shana in action BAF

Mohammad Ruman Shana will face Kazakhstan’s Abdullin Ilfat in the final Saturday evening

Bangladesh’s Mohammad Ruman Shana Thursday advanced to the final of the recurve men’s singles at the Asia Cup World Ranking Tournament, stage 1, hosted by Bangladesh Archery Federation under the “Teer Go For Gold” project.

Ruman beat Thailand’s Thamwong Witthaya by 6-2 set points in the semi-final.

Earlier, Ruman beat India’s Sutradhar Swakirti 6-0 in the 1/16 qualification round, Myanmar’s Nay Lin Oo 7-3 in the 1/8 qualification round and Russia’s Tsybekdorzhiev Bair 7-3 in the quarter-final.

Ruman will face Kazakhstan’s Abdullin Ilfat in the final Saturday evening.

Bangladesh’s Mohammad Imdadul Haque Milon and Mohammad Hakim Ahmed Rubel however, exited in the 1/16 qualification round, against Malaysia’s Mohamad Khairul Anuar and Vietnam’s Nguyen Dat Manh respectively by 7-1 and 6-2 set points accordingly.

Ashim Kumar Das also failed to claim a medal for Bangladesh as he lost by a score of 145-142 to India’s Wankhade Vedant in the bronze medal match of the compound men’s singles.

Earlier, Ashim beat Kazakhstan’s Karabayev Akbarali by a score of 9-8 in the 1/16 qualification round after drawing 141-141, Philippines’ De La Cruz Marton in the 1/8 qualification round and Vietnam’s Nguyen Tien Cuong 141-139 in the quarter-final.

Ashim though lost 144-140 to Iran’s Palizban Mohammadsaleh in the semi-final.

In the 1/16 qualification round, Bangladesh’s Sheikh Sojib beat Hong Kong’s Sui Chun Kit 146-142 but came up short against Thailand’s Itsarangkun Na Ayutthaya Dhansarit 144-141.

Meanwhile, Bangladesh’s Abul Kashem Mamun lost to Iran’s Mahboubi Matbooe Nima 145-134.

In the compound women’s singles, Bangladesh’s Sushmita Banik lost to Kirar Muskan 144-141 in the quarter-final.

Earlier, Sushmita bagged her last eight ticket after beating India’s Chaudhary Arshiya 10-9 after drawing 140-140 in the 1/16 qualification round and India’s Tiwari Sanchita 142-141 in the 1/8 qualification round.

Bangladesh’s Banya Akter fared little better as she lost to Sanchita 140-136 in the 1/16 qualification round.

Five gold medal matches will be held Friday in the compound men’s singles and team event, compound women’s singles and team event, and mixed team event.