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Archer Rubel confirms silver

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  • 24 December, 2022 12:00 AM
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Archer Rubel confirms silver

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Bangladesh archer Hakim Ahmed Rubel confirmed a silver medal after he reached in the men’s recurve individual event final in the ongoing Asia Cup World Ranking Tournament Stage 3 in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates on Friday.

Rubel defeated South Korea’s Kang Minseung in the tie-breaker and won the match by 6-5 set points during the semifinal. He will play Kazakhstan’s Abdullin Ilfat in the final on Sunday. 

Earlier, Rubel finished the ranking round on top and he then beat Wan Chun Kit of Hong Kong by 6-4 set points and Vietnam’s Nong Van Linh in the tie-breaker (won the match by 6-5 set points) to reach the quarterfinal.

In the round of eight, Rubel beat India’s Akash by 6-4 set points to qualify for the last four.

Meanwhile, Bangladesh archers will also fight for four bronze medals in the - recurve men’s team, recurve mixed team, compound men’s team and compound mixed team – events during the ongoing meet.