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Chapal named as Para Archery president

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 28 February, 2023 12:00 AM
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Bangladesh Archery Federation general secretary and World Archery Asia vice-president Kazi Razib Uddin Ahmed Chapal was named as the first president of Para Archery while former hockey player Faisal Ahsanullah was made its first general secretary.

State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell, MP announced it during a launching programme of Bangladesh Para Archery at InterContinental Dhaka on Monday.

World Archery Federation secretary general Tommy Dielen, World Archery Asia secretary general Kyu-Hyung Han, BAF president Lt Gen Mainul Islam (retd), and Bangladesh Paralympic Committee (BPC) vice-president Professor Sheikh Abdus Salam were also present on the occasion.

Some 16 physically challenged players were selected by BAF and BPC to form the first team of para archery in Bangladesh. The team have already received a three-month orientation and they are going to start their first training camp in CRP soon.