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World Archery Championship

Diya tests positive for corona on arrival in USA

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 22 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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Bangladeshi archer Diya Siddiqui has tested positive for Covid-19 after arriving in the USA for the World Archery Championship.

Six Bangladeshi archers- Ruman Shana, Diya Siddique, Hakim Ahmed, Ram Krishna Saha, Asim Kumar Das and Beauty Roy- have reached the USA to participate in the meet.

Diya is not able to participate in the game for testing positive for corona, who was slated to take part in the women’s recurve singles of the ranking round starting at 8:00pm (BST) on Tuesday in Youngstown.

She is currently in quarantine and will undergo another Covid-19 test. Other members of the team are well. They are participating in the qualification round of the championship on Tuesday.

Diya along with the other five archers of the Bangladesh team had all tested Covid-19 negative before their departure to the USA for the World Archery.