Bangladesh has reached the final of World Cup Archery for the first time. The red-greens have secured the final in the recurve mixed event by defeating Canada in a great pairing with the best archers Roman Sana and Dia Siddiqui.
Roman Sana and Dia Siddiqui defeated Canada 5-3 in the semi-finals of the World Cup Archery in Switzerland today.
Roman Sana and Dia could not do well. Had to say goodbye to the pre-quarter finals. With the girls singles, Siddiqui dropped out from the first round.
However, after the surprise in the mixed-up, the pair of Roman and Dia gave a surprise gift. They started the day by beating Germany at the top of the rankings. They beat Germany 5-1 in the second round and Iran 5-3 in the first round. In the quarter finals, they won 5-4 set points against Spain.
Earlier also Bangladesh had success in archery. Roman won the bronze and went straight to the Tokyo Olympics. This time the mixed team also had success. Roman Sana and Dia Siddiqui fought for the gold and green on Sunday.
Bangladesh archery team going to Switzerland
Delegation Official: Kazi Rajib Uddin Ahmed Chapal
Head Coach: Martin Friedrich (Germany)
Coach: Ziaul Haque
Men’s Archers: Roman Sana, Ram Krishna Saha, Hakim Ahmed Rubel, Tamimul Islam and Asim Kumar Das (Compound Event)
Female Archers: Beauty Roy, Dia Siddiqui and Mehnaz Akter Monira.