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Rio Olympics: Archer Shymoly to compete in individual ranking round Friday


Dhaka – Bangladeshi lone archer Shymoly Roy will start campaign in the 31st Olympic Games in Rio, the biggest show on earth,
on the opening day (Friday), competing in women’s individual ranking round of Archery at Sambadrome.A 16-member contingent, including seven athletes, will represent Bangladesh in the 31st Olympics games in Rio de Janeiro of Brazil,AP/UNB news reported.Bangladeshi ace shooter Abdullah Hel Baki will contest in men’s 10-meter air rifles qualification round on Aug 8, golfer Siddikur
Rahman will compete in men’s individual stroke pay on Aug 11, swimmer Mahfizur Rahman will participate in men’s 50-meter free style heat on Aug 11.Another swimmer Sonia Akhter will compete in women’s 50-meter frees style heat on Aug 12, athlete Shirin Akhter will participate in women’s 100-meter sprint preliminary round on Aug 12 while another athlete Mesbah Ahmed will compete in men’s 100-meter sprint preliminary round of Aug 13.Celebrated golfer Siddikur Rahman will carry Bangladesh national flag in the Friday’s opening ceremony of the multi sports mega games.The first batch of Bangladesh contingent including chef de mission Lt
Gen Abu Tayeb Mohammad Zahirul Alam (retd), Olympic Attaché Brig Gen Fakruddin Haider (retd) and a two-member shooting sports team consists of shooter Abdullah Hel Baki and trainer left for Brazil last Sunday, followed by other batches on Monday and Tuesday..


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