Bangladesh win first medal in Asian archery
Published: 02:37 PM, 17 November 2021 Updated: 05:04 PM, 17 November 2021
Diya Siddique, Nasrin Akhter and Beauty Roy; Photo: Daily Bangladesh
Bangladesh won the first medal on the 5th day of the ‘Teer 22nd Asian Archery Championship’ under the management of the Bangladesh Archery Federation and the patronage of City Group – which is the first medal for Bangladesh in Asian archery.
Bangladesh’s Diya Siddique, Nasrin Akhter and Beauty Roy won the bronze by defeating the Vietnamese players 5-3 in the recurve women’s team event at the Bangladesh Army Stadium in the capital Dhaka on Wednesday morning.
After winning the first medal, Diya said they had confidence and trust among them. “We are very happy to win the first bronze medal in an event like the Asian Championship,” she also said.
Diya further said they went to the finals and all three of them won bronze medals. Earlier, Diya had reached the final with Rubel in the mixed team event.
Bangladesh will take on Korea in the final of the mixed team event on Friday morning.