Bangladesh finish seventh in men’s 10m Air Rifles

Published : 25 Sep 2023 08:24 PM

Bangladesh finished seventh place among the fourteen teams in the men's 10m air rifles event held at Fuang Yinhu Sports Center on Monday.

Tamzid Bin Alam, Rabiul Islam and Arnab Sharar failed to reach the individual final round.

Arnab however produced his career best score of 626.20 finishing eighteenth position among the fifty four participants. In the boxing event held at Hangzhou Gymnasium, Abu Talha got a bye in the first round in the 51kg men's category. He will compete in the second round scheduled to be held Thursday (September 28).

In the taekwondo event held at Lin'an Sports Culture and Exhibition Hall, Mohammad Elias lost to his Iranian rival Haji Mahdi in the 58kg weight category with a margin of 2-0.

In the swimming event held at Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Aquatic center, swimmer Samiul Islam Rafi finished 22nd place out of thirty two participants in the 50m backstroke. He clocked 27.20 seconds.

Samiul also finished eighth position among the eight participants in the heat number three. 

Meanwhile, besides shooting and cricket, Bangladesh competed in other three events but there are no good news from any of the discipline on Monday.

In the swimming, Samiul Islam Rafi managed 32nd place out f 52 participants in the back-stroke event. Samiul took 27.20 seconds when he was eighth out of eight in third heat.

In boxing, Abu Talha had a bye in 51Kg weight and will fight in the second round on September 28.

In Taekwondo, in the 58 Kg weight category Mohammed Elias suffered defeat to Haji Mahdi of Iran by 2-0.     

Bangladesh will compete in five disciplines today when Robiul islam and Shayra Arfin will participate in shooting, Roksana Khatun, Farzana Yasmin Nipa and Fatema Mujib will compete in fencing, hockey team will take on Pakistan, Selim Hossain will compete in 567Kg boxing. Nowshin Anzum, Enamul Hoaasian and Fahad Rahman will take part in Chess competition of the Games.