Archery team to leave for Switzerland Sunday

DHAKA – An eight-member Bangladesh archery team will leave for Switzerland on Sunday (May 16) to take part in the Archery World Cup 2021 stage-2 scheduled to be held in Olympic Capital of Lausanne on May 17-23.

The eight-member archery team including four men’s archers and three women’s archers of recurve division and one men’s archer of compound division will take part in the recurve and compound division of the Archery World Cup.

Bangladesh archery team will compete in the men’s singles and men’s teamevent, women’s singles and women’s teamevent, and recurve mixed teamevent of recurve division and men’s singles of compound division, which will be held in ranking and elimination round.

City Group is the chief patron of the Bangladesh archery team, cooperated by Youth and Sports Ministry, Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) and Bangladesh Army.

In this regard, a press conference was held today at BOA auditorium to provide all the details of the meet.

Bangladesh Archery Federation (BAF) president Lieutenant general Mohammad Moinul Islam (retd.) BAF general secretary Kazi Rajib Uddin Ahmed Chapal, City Group brand manager Rubaiyat Ahmed and national archery team’s head coach Martin Frederick were present in the press conference.

Bangladesh Archery team: Ram Krishna Saha archer-recurve (men’s), Ruman Sana archer-recurve (men’s), Mohammad Hakim Ahmed Rubel archer-recurve (men’s), Mohammad Tamimul Islam archer-recurve (men’s), Beauty Roy archer-recurve (women’s), Diya Siddique archer-recurve (women’s), Mehnaz Akter Monira archer-recurve (women’s) and Asim Kumar Das archer-compound (men’s).

Officials: Kazi Rajib UIddin Ahmed Chapal (delegation official), Martin Frederick(head coach) and Mohammad Ziaul Haque (coach).BSS