Dhaka, June 12 (UNB) - Two Bangladeshi archers –- Ashim Kumar Das and Susmita Bonik -- were eliminated from the compound men’s singles on the 3rd day of the World Archery Championship, a qualifying meet for the Tokyo Olympics 2020, at s-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands on Wednesday.
In the elimination round-48 of the compound men’s singles, Ashim Kumar Das conceded 138-147 set points defeated against Adam Ravenscroft of Great Britain while Susmita Bonik conceded 134-137 defeat against Emily Hoim of Estonia.
Earlier, in the qualification round on Tuesday, Ashim Kumar Das was placed 80th among 139 participants scoring 690 while Susmita Bonik finished 60th among 98 competitors scoring 677.
Bangladesh men’s recurve team, consisting of Ruman Shana, Tamimul Islam and Hakim Ahmed Rubel, which reached the round of 8 beating Spanish team by 5-3 set points on Tuesday, were scheduled to play Korea team consisting of Lee Woo Seok, Lee Seungyun and Kim Woojin on Wednesday evening.
Bangladeshi premier archer Mohammad Ruman Shana, who advanced to the round-16 in the men’s recurve singles on Tuesday, will face Ryan Tyack of Australia in the round of 16 on Thursday evening.
Earlier, Ruman Shana reached the round-16 defeating Angel David Alvarado Santin of Mexico by 6-2 set points in the 2nd round after beating Thomas Rufer of Switzerland by 7-1 set points in the first round.