Hakim-Diya win gold in Asia Cup
Bangladesh's Hakim Ahmed Rubel and Diya Siddiqui won gold medal in the Asia Cup World Ranking Archery event in Chinese Taipei on Sunday.
The Bangladeshi pair beat their Kazakh opponents – Ilfat Abdullin and Alina Ilyassova – by 5-3 sets in the final of recurve mixed team event.
Hakim and Diya bounced back after losing the first set by 38-36 points. They took the next two sets by 36-35, 37-33 points before drawing the final set 39-39.
Diya, however, later lost in the bronze-medal match of individual recurve event against her Malaysian opponent Mashaiykh Syaqiera by 6-4 set points.
Hakim however won his individual bronze medal match against Ilfat Abdullin of Kazakhstan by 6-4 sets.