Dhaka, May 9 (UNB) – Bangladesh are one step away from their maiden bronze medal in the ongoing Stage-2 of Shanghai World Cup Archery 2019.
The team comprised of Roman Sana, Tamimul Haque and Hakim Rubel set up their bronze medal game of the men’s recurve team event against South Korea after losing to Turkey by 5-3 sets in the semifinal at Shanghai on May 9.
However, the schedule of the Bangladesh-South Korea match is yet to be known.
Earlier, Bangladesh reached semifinal defeating India by 5-1 sets in the quarterfinal and the Netherlands by 5-3 sets in the round of 8.
In the round of 16 of men’s recurve singles, Mohammad Hakim Ahmed Rubel lost to Lee Seungyun of South Korea by 7-3 sets and veteran Mohammad Roman Sana lost to Van Den Berg Sjef of the Netherlands by 6-4 sets.
Earlier, Imdadul Haque Milan and Mohammad Tamimul Haque were eliminated from men’s recurve singles on Wednesday.
Milan lost to Huston Patrick of Great Britain by 2-6 sets while Tamimul lost to Tekoniemi Antti of Finland by 3-7sets in the round of 48.
Beauty Roy was eliminated from the women’s recurve singles after losing to Hayakawa Ren of Japan 3-7 sets.
In the men’s compound singles, Ashim Kumar Das lost to Wong Co Wan of Malaysia by 140-142 score while Susmita Bonik lost to Medeleine Ong Xue Li of Singapore by 141-143 score in the women’s compound singles.
Ashim and Susmita also lost to their Japanese rivals by 137-157 score in the round of 12 of the compound mixed team event.