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13th SAG: Archery brings two gold medals for Bangladesh

Update: 2019-12-08 13:59:37
13th SAG: Archery brings two gold medals for Bangladesh 13th SAG: Archery brings two gold medals for Bangladesh

DHAKA: Bangladesh won two gold medals in the Recurve Men’s team and Recurve Women's team event at the 13th South Asian Games at Pokhara Stadium, Nepal on Sunday (Dec 08).

The men’s recurve team comprising of Mohammad Ruman Shana, Mohammad Tamimul Islam and Hakim Ahmed Rubel clinched the gold medal in the team event of archery competition.

The Bangladeshi archers beat the team of Sri Lanka in the final.

In the women's team event, ITI Khatun, Monira Aketer and Beauty Roy claimed gold with a 6-0 win over Sri Lanka.

With these Bangladesh earned nine gold medals so far in the ongoing event.

On Saturday (Dec 07), Bangladesh bagged three gold medals at the 13th South Asian Games. Fatema Mujib earned seventh gold medal for Bangladesh in fencing while weightlifters Ziarul Islam and Mabia Akter Simanta clinched other gold medals in the men’s 96kg weight category and the women’s 76kg category respectively.

On Thursday, Humaira Akhter Antara and Marjan Aktar Priya bagged two gold medals in women's individual under-61kg and under-55kg weight categories in karate respectively while Al Amin secured another gold medal in the men's individual under-60kg weight category in karate.

Dipu Chakma secured the first gold medal for the country after winning the taekwondo poomsae event 29-plus-year category On Monday.

BDST: 1359 HRS, DEC 08, 2019

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