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National Archery: BKSP clinch men’s recurve team title with new record
Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan (BKSP) clinched the men’s team event title of the recurve division with a national record of the Teer 9th National Archery Championship that concluded on Thursday at the Archery Training Centre at Shaheed Ahsanullah Master Stadium in Tongi on Thursday.
President of Bangladesh Archery Federation Lt Gen (retd) M Moinul Islam was the chief guest at the closing function and later he distributed the prizes. Executive Director of meet’s sponsor City Group Shoeb Mohammad Asaduzzaman was also present as a special guest.
BKSP team, comprising Hakim Ahmed Rubel, Sheikh Sajib and Tamimmul Islam, clinched the recurve men’s team title with record breaking score of 1937 beating Ibrahim Sheikh Rezwan, Sakib Mollah and Abdullah Al Mamun’s Tirondaj Sangsad by 5-1 sets in the final. The previous record of the event was 1824 made in 2014.
Milon Mollah of Bangladesh Ansar won the compound men singles title with a national mark scoring 685. Rokshan Akhter of Dhaka Army Archery Club was adjudged the best archer of the tournament.
Dhaka Army Archery Club consisting of Shymoli Roy, Nasrin Akhter and Ishrat Jahan won the women’s team event crown beating BKSP archers Radia Akhter Shapla, Rabeya Khatun and Hira Moni by 5-3 sets in the final to earn the gold.
Rumman Shana of Bangladesh Ansar won the recurve men’s singles crown while Beauty Roy of Tiromndaj Sangsad won the women’s singles title.
A total of 142 archers from 32 teams took part in the men’s singles, men’s team, women’s singles, women’s team and mixed doubles events of both the recurve and compound divisions for 10 gold medals.