Archer Prodipta stuns Olympics qualifier | The Daily Star
10:11 PM, June 10, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 10:34 PM, June 10, 2021

Archer Prodipta stuns Olympics qualifier

Archer Prodipta Chakma beat Tokyo Olympic qualified archer Khairul Anuar in Asia Cup stage-2 before being eliminated from individual recurve quarterfinals in Gwangju, South Korea today.

In the pre- quarterfinal, the BKSP student notched up a 6-4 win over Malaysian Khairul Anuar, who beat Ruman Sana in the final of individual recurve event of World Archery Championships in Netherlands in 2019 to earn a direct entry into the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

However, the promising archer lost to Japanese Furukawa Takaharu 2-6 in quarterfinal to be eliminated from the tournament.

Prodipta, who paired with Rajani Akter, also suffered a 0-6 defeat to Japanese pair Takaharu and Hayakawa Ren in recurve mixed semifinal.

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