Archery World Cup stage-2

Bangladesh reach recurve mixed team final

Staff Correspondent | Published: 23:12, May 20,2021 | Updated: 06:38, May 21,2021


Bangladesh archers Ruman Shana (L) and Diya Siddique celebrate after reaching the final of the Archery World Cup stage-two recurve mixed team event in Lausanne, Switzerland on Thursday.— Facebook photo

Bangladesh reached into the recurve mixed team event final of the Archery World Cup stage-two after beating Canada by 5-3 set points in the semi-final held in Lausanne, Switzerland on Thursday.

Bangladesh team comprised of Ruman Shana and Diya Siddique defeated Canadian pair Stephanie Barrett and Brian Maxwell in the last four match.

Shana and Diya will now vie for the gold medal against Netherlands Ngabriela Schloesser and Sjef Van Den Berg pair in the final on Sunday.

The Netherlands team confirmed their final berth after beating Mexican pair Alejandra Valencia and Luis Alvarez by 6-2 set points in the semi-final.

Earlier on their way to the semi-final, Bangladesh team defeated Spain by 5-4 in the quarter-final, beat Germany by 5-1 in the second round and Iran by 5-3 set points in the first round.

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