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National archery conclude with DAAC domination

Dhaka Army Archery Club (DAAC) dominated the
medal tally by winning five gold and two silver medals in the Bangabandhu
12th National Archery Championship that concluded today at Sheikh Kamal
International Cricket Stadium in Cox’s Bazar.

Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Prothistan placed at the second positionin the
medal tally by winning also seven medals including three gold, two silver and
two bronze medals while Bangladesh Police Archery Club stand at third
position in the medal tally with nine medals, including one gold, four silver
and equal number of bronze medals.

Bangladesh Ansar secured total six medals including one gold, one silver
and two bronze medals while Dhaka DSA got only one silver medal in the

Youth and Sports Ministry’s Additional Secretary (Sports-1) Mohammad
Abdul Karim was the chief guest in the closing ceremony and distributed the
prizes after the championship.

Cox’s Bazar Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Mamunur Rashid, Bangladesh
Archery Federation (BAF) president Lieutenant General Mohammad Moinul Islam
(retd.), BAF vice presidents Anisur Rahman Dipu and BAF general secretary
Kazi Rajib Uddin Ahmed Chapal, were among others, also present in the closing

Approximately 150 archers from 40 teams took part in the meet sponsored
by City Group. The competitions featured ten events, five each in recurve and

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)