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Islamic Solidarity Games: Bangladesh’s prospective event archery begins Monday

Bangladesh will start their campaign in their most prospective event of the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games Archery on Monday in the Turkish city of Konya

The qualifying round of the games archery will begin at 1 pm Bangladesh time on Monday.

Twelve archers will represent Bangladesh in all the ten events of the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games

Bangladeshi archers are -Ruman Shana, Hakim Ahmed Rubel, Sagar Islam (recurve men's), Diya Siddiqui, Nasrin Akhter, Beauty Roy (recurve women's) , Mithu Rahman, Mohammad Ashiquzzaman, Sohel Rana (compound men's), Shymoly Rai, Pushpita Zaman and Roxana Akhter (compound women's).

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Meanwhile, Bangladeshi athletes took part in the day's fencing and shooting competitions of the games.

Kamrul Islam of Bangladesh lost to Asranov Yousuf of Uzbekistan 1-15 in the fencing table of sixteen while another Bangladeshi Monir Hossain lost to Elias Molinar.

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In the day's shooting competition, two Bangladeshi shooters scored 25 and 23 points in the first round while the shooters of Oman and Kuwait scored 27 and 28 points respectively.

Source: United News of Bangladesh