13th SA Games: Weightlifting, fencing bring more glory for Bangladesh

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7th December, 2019 08:56:55 printer

13th SA Games: Weightlifting, fencing bring more glory for Bangladesh

Bangladesh archers brightened their chances to earn more gold medals in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games as they reached the finals of all the 10 events of Archery at Pokhara Stadium in Nepal on Saturday.

In the men’s recurve singles, Bangladeshi celebrated archer Mohammad Ruman Shana reached the final beating Ashim Sherchan of Nepal by 6-0 set points in the quarterfinal and later he beat his compatriot Mohammad Tamimul Islam by 6-2 set points in the semifinal on the day.

Shana will play for the gold against Kinley Tshering of Bhutan in the men’s recurve singles final.

Tamimul beat Lam Dorji of Bhutan by 6-2 set points in the day’s quarterfinal before conceding a 2-6 set points defeat to Shana.

Tamimul will play against De Silva Sajeev of Sri Lanka in the bronze medal deciding match.

In the women’s recurve singles, Eti Khatun advanced to the final beating Rai Mitra of Nepal by 6-0 set points in the quarterfinal and later she defeated Karma of Bhutan by 6-0 set points in the semifinal.

Eti will play against Sonam Dema of Bhutan in the final.

Mehnaz Aktar Monira beat Aisha Tamang of Nepal by 7-3 set points in the quarterfinal but loose to Sonam Dema in by 5-6 set points in their semifinal.

In the men’s compound singles, Sohel Rana reached the final beating Sanatah Malla of Nepal by 142-138 scores in their quarterfinal after beating his compatriot Ashim Kumar Das by 145-144 scores in the semifinal.

Sohel will play against Tandin Dorji of Bhutan in the final.

Ashim beat Udaya Perera of Sri Lanka by 145-136 scores in the quarterfinal before conceding 144-145 scores defeat to his compatriot Sohel Rana.

Ashim will play against Kumara of Sri Lanka in the bronze place deciding match.

In the women’s compound singles, Suma Bishwash reached final beating Thakshila Damayanthi of Sri Lanka by 141-137 scores in the semifinal.

Suma will play for the gold against Anuradha Karunarante of Sri Lanka in the final.

Susmita Banik conceded a 140-141 scores defeat to Anuradha Karunarante in their semifinal. Susmita will play against Thakshila Damayanthi in bronze place deciding match.

Bangladesh also reached in final of all the team events. All the teams event final and bronze medal deciding matches will be held on Sunday.

Bangladesh men’s recurve team comprises Mohammad Ruman Shana, Mohammad Tamimul Islam and Hakim Ahmed Rubel beat hosts Nepal by 6-0 set points in their semifinal. The team will play final against Sri Lanka.

Bangladesh women’s recurve team comprises Eti Khatun, Mehnaz Aktar Monira and Beauty Roy beat Nepal by 6-0 set points in their semifinal. The team will play final against Sri Lanka.

Bangladesh recurve mixed team comprises Mohammad Ruman Shana and Eti Khatun beat Nepal by 6-2 set points in their semifinal. They will play against Bhutan in final.

Bangladesh men’s compound team comprises Sohel Rana, Ashim Kumar Das and Md Asiquzzaman beat Nepla by 224-215 scores in the semifinal. The team will face Bhutan in final.

Bangladesh women’s compound team comprises Suma Bishwash, Susmita Banik and Shyamoli Roy will play against Sri Lanka in women’s compound teams final and Bangladesh compound mixed team comprises Sohel Rana and Susmita Banik will face hosts Nepal in compound mixed teams final.

 


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