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19th Asian Games

Victory for bridge, chess as Ruman fails and Diya advances in archery

Here are the events and results from day 9 of the continent’s biggest multi-sports extravaganza taking place in Hangzhou, China

Update : 02 Oct 2023, 01:58 PM

Bangladesh bridge team salvaged all points in three matches and chess team bagged their maiden win while archer Ruman Shana failed to qualify for the individual recurve event on the day Diya Siddique advanced to both the individual and team events among others in the 19th Asian Games Sunday.

Here are the events and results from day 9 of the continent’s biggest multi-sports extravaganza taking place in Hangzhou, China.

All archery teams through

Diya and Sima Aktar Shimu qualified for the women’s recurve individual event while Sagar Islam and Ramkrishna Saha progressed to the men’s section but Ruman could not overcome the hurdle of ranking round on the opening day of archery.

Ruman however, will continue with the men’s team that ranked seventh to advance along with the women’s (14th) recurve team, men’s (12th) and women’s (eighth) compound teams.

This time, according to the rules of the Games, the top two stars of each country will get a chance to compete in individual events.

Sagar (22nd) and Ramkrishna (29th) will represent Bangladesh.

In the individual recurve event, Diya (26th) and Shimu (28th) will represent the red and green flag in the women’s category.

Bridge team beat Thailand, Chinese Taipei

Bangladesh bridge team comprising Asifur Rahman Chowdhury, Shah Zia Ul Haque, Monirul Islam and AHM Kamruzzaman secured two more wins in the men’s team bridge events, beating Chinese Taipei and Thailand before getting walkover in the fourth and last match of the day.

Chess team beat Hong Kong to secure first win

Grandmasters Ziaur Rahman and Enamul Hossain Razib and International Master Fahad Rahman bagged victories while GM Niaz Murshed managed a draw as Bangladesh chess team beat Hong Kong by 3.5-0.5 points to register their maiden win in the third round.

Siddikur finishes 14th

Country’s ace golfer Siddikur Rahman finished 14th while Jamal Hossain ranked 35th as the men’s golf event concluded at West Lake International Golf Course.
Siddikur carded 13-under-par in four rounds.

Kabaddi set for start

Men’s kabaddi team face Japan while women’s team take on familiar foes Nepal in the kabaddi events, scheduled to begin at Xiaoshan Guali Sports Center Monday.

Hockey team face India

Bangladesh hockey team, following consecutive victories over Singapore and Uzbekistan, will face mighty India in their final Group A game, slated for Monday at Gongshu Canal Sports Park Stadium Monday.

The match kicked off at 1:45pm Bangladesh time.

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