Bangladeshi leading women's archer Diya Siddiqui got a wild card to participate in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.
Bangladesh Archery Federation in a media release on Monday said, Diya Siddiqui of Bangladesh got the quota place (wild card) along with three archers of three other countries to participate in this year's Tokyo Olympics.
Diya Siddiqui is the 2nd Bangladeshi archer to participate in the Tokyo Olympics despite she eliminated from women's recurve singles quarter final of the just concluded Olympic Games final qualification and Archery World Cup' Stage-3 losing to Umer Ana of Slovenia by 5-6 set points in the breaker held in Paris on Monday.
Earlier, Bangladeshi celebrated archer Ruman Shana directly qualified to compete in the Tokyo Olympics after winning the bronze medal in the recurve men 's singles of the Archery World Championship held in June, 2019.
Besides, athlete Jahir Raihan , swimmer Ariful Islam and Junaina Ahmed of Bangladesh earlier confirmed their participation in the Tokyo Olympics.
Bangladesh Olympic Association is trying to include two more athletes--lifter Mabia Akhter and archer Beauty Roy in their Olympics contingent.