Bangladesh got eliminated from the first round of recurve mixed team event (mixed doubles) on the 2nd day of the Tokyo Olympics Archery losing to stronger South Korea by straight 0-6 set points on Saturday.
Bangladesh’s celebrated Archer Ruman Shana pairing with talented woman archer Diya Siddique lost to Korean pair An San and Kim Je Deok in the round of 16 at the Yumenoshima Park Archery field in the Japanese capital.
Bangladesh suffered 30-38 defeat in the first set, conceded 33-35 defeat in the 2nd set and eliminated from the event conceding a narrow 38-39 defeat in the 3rd and final set to Korean pair.
South Korean partner finally clinched the event's gold medal beating their Netherlands rivals by 5-3 set points in the event's final on Saturday noon.
The Bangladeshi pair Ruman and Diya earlier played in the mixed team event final of the Archery World Cup Stage 2 held in Lausanne, Switzerland last May.
Earlier on Friday, the two Bangladeshi archers made a total score of 1297 to finish 16th and qualified for the round of 16 of the mixed event as the last team.
Ruman finished 17th among 64 competitors in the ranking round of recurve individual scoring 662 while Diya finished 36th among 64 participants in the ranking round making her career best score of 635.
In the recurve singles on July 27, Ruman will face Tom Hall of Great Britain while Diya will play a Belarus rival.
Archer Ruman 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.
Diya earned opportunity to complete in the Olympics after getting the wild card.