Mohammad Ruman Shana however, lost his semi-final against Malaysian archer Khairul Anuar Mohamad by 7-3 sets
Mohammad Ruman Shana qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after making a surprising leap at the World Archery Championships in the Netherlands as the top Bangladesh archer reached the semi-final of the recurve individual event following his wins over South Korean and Dutch Olympians Kim Woojin and Sjef Van Den Berg respectively.
Ruman however, lost his semi-final against Malaysian archer Khairul Anuar Mohamad by 7-3 sets.
Ruman beat Kim by 6-4 sets in the pre-quarterfinal.
Kim had won gold in the recurve team event in Rio Olympics 2016.
Bangladesh archers moved to the recurve men’s team elimination round after finishing the qualification phase at 16th place out of 55 in the opening day of the World Archery Championships 2019 in Netherlands yesterday. https://t.co/IyILedVNJW#BangladeshArchery— Dhaka Tribune Sports (@Sport_DT) June 10, 2019
Ruman then won the quarter-final more dominantly by 6-2 sets against Berg, who finished fourth in the individual event in Rio.
Ruman earlier beat Australian archer Ryan Tyack by 6-4 sets in the third round.
Ruman scripted a brilliant comeback from a first-round defeat in the third round, and the pre-quarter-final.