Ruman's Olympic journey ends in second round
Ruman Sana's Olympics journey ended in the second round where he lost against Duenas Crispin of Canada by 6-4 set points in Tokyo today.
The 26-year-old archer won the first round against Tom Hall of Britain by 7-3 set points before losing against the Canadian.
Ruman took the first set by 26-25 points but lost the next two sets by 25-28, 27-29 points. The Bangladeshi archer bounced back to win the next set by 26-25 points before losing the deciding set by 25-26 points.
Earlier, Ruman had beaten Tom Hall in the first round. Ruman started the first set with a 28-28 draw before posting two straight sets win by 27-25 and 27-26 points. However, the 26-year-old archer suffered a 25-27 points defeat in the fourth set before putting his best in the fifth and final set to win it 29-27 points.
Bangladesh's other archer, Diya Siddique, will play her individual round matches on Thursday. Ruman and Diya were earlier eliminated from the pre-quarterfinal stage of the competition in recurve mixed team event.