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National Archery to begin Sunday

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 25 March, 2022 12:00 AM
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The 13th National Archery Championship, organised by the Bangladesh Archery Federation and sponsored by the City Group, will take place from March 27-29 at the Shaheed Ahsan Ullah Master Stadium in Tongi.

A total of 196 local archers – 85 in recurve men, 59 in recurve women, 30 in compound men and 22 in compound women – from 45 teams will compete for 30 medals in total 10 events – single, team and mixed team – during the season’s first national competition.

The national archers, who recently completed a successful campaign in the Asia Cup World Ranking Tournament (Stage-1) in Thailand, will also participate for their respective teams in the tournament.

 The BAF disclosed all the details during a press conference held on Thursday at the Bangladesh Olympic Association auditorium. The BAF President Lt Gen (retd) Moinul Islam, General Secretary Kazi Rajib Uddin Ahmed Chapol, Executive Director of the City Group Zafor Uddin Siddiqui and other officials were present on the occasion.