Rokhsana wins gold in ISSF Archery


DHAKA, May 9, 2018 (BSS)- Rokhsana Akhter won gold in the compound women’ event of the ISSF International Solidarity Archery Championships beating her Iraq’s rival World champion Fatimah Almashhadani 136-133 at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium here today.

In an all-Bangladesh final, Kumar Das beat his compatriot Abul Kashem Mamun 140-134 to bag the gold in the compound men’s event.

Bangladesh also won gold in the men and women’s team events beating Iraq 225-205 and Morocco 216-152 respectively. The host won gold medals at four out of the five compound events so far.