Baki fails to qualify in shooting, Country looking at Siddikur

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Glasgow Commonwealth Games silver winner Bangladeshi shooter Abdullah Hel Baki sadly disappointed the home crowds as he finished 25th position and failed to qualify for the final round in shooting event of 10m air rifles qualification round in Rio Olympic, reports BSS.

Two days later on Thursday (August 11), country’s ace golfer Siddikur Rahman, who carried the national flag at Rio Games opening ceremony, will start his campaign in the men’s individual stroke play.


Bangladesh’s next event will be swimming when Mahfizur Rahman Sagar, who carried the national flag in the London Olympics, is the only member of the team to have prior experience of Olympics participation, will splash and in the pool for men’s 50-metre freestyle heats on August 12. On the same day female swimmer Sonia Akhtar Tumpa will make her attempt in the 50-metre freestyle heats.

Country’s fastest woman Shirin Akhtar will test her skill in the 100-metre sprint preliminary round on August 12 and fastest man Mesbah Ahmed will conclude Bangladesh’s campaign by taking part in the 100-metre sprint preliminary round.

Earlier on Saturday, Bangladesh’s lone archer Shamoly Roy’s finished 53rd position among 64 participants in the recurve bow personal ranking round.

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