Nepal win silver in Dhaka

Kathmandu, May 9

Nepal won a silver and three bronze medals in the second ISSF International Solidarity Archery Championship in Dhaka today.

The Nepali team of Roshan Nagarkoti, Tilak Pun Magar and Asim Sherchan finished second behind hosts Bangladesh in the men’s Team Recurve final. Nepal had entered the final defeating Saudi Arabia in shootout on Tuesday.

Nepal bagged bronze medals in men’s Team Compound, mixed Team Compound and women’s Team Compound.

Ramesh Bhattachan, Khum Bahadur Kumal and Hom Bahadur Thapa finished third in men’s Team Compound, while Bhattachan and Prasada Acharya bagged bronze in mixed Team Compound.

Likewise, Acharya, Rashmi Darlami and Monica Rana Nagar won bronze in women’s Team Compound. Players from 20 countries of four continents, including nine Nepali archers, took part in the tournament organised by Islamic Solidarity and Sports Federation.