Know Our Tokyo Olympians: Ruman Shana
Mohammad Ruman Shana is a Bangladeshi archer who is participated in Tokyo Olympics 2020. He is a young talent who delivered previously on the big stage and a very promising one for the future.
Short Biography of the Archer Ruman Shana
Name – Mohammad Ruman Shana
Occupation – Bangladesh Ansar
Age – 26 years
Date of Birth – 8 June 1995
Zodiac Sign – Gemini
Birthplace: Koyra, Bangladesh
Mohammad Ruman Shana is a Bangladeshi archer who was born on 8 June 1995. Rumon passed his childhood at Khulna. During his school days, he used to play with an arrow-bow made of bamboo.
In an interview, he said that he was not much attentive to his school, instead, he used to remain busy playing football. However, he later opted to try his hand in archery when he was a student of class eight.
Ruman Shana won the gold medal in the First Asian Grand Prix 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Later he won another gold medal in the International Archery Tournament 2017, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
In 2019, Ruman Shana won three international medals. The first one was a silver medal- came in the ISSF International Solidarity Archery Championships. Then he became the first Bangladeshi archer in history to win a medal in World Archery Championships. Rumon won a bronze in the recurve single event of that tournament in 2019. Later he has also won the gold medal in the men’s singles recurve at the Asia Cup 2019 in the Philippines.
He along with Diya Siddique won the silver medal in the recurve mixed team event during the 2021 Archery World Cup. Bangladesh emerged as runners-up to the Netherlands in the tournament. That was the best performance by Bangladesh at an Archery World Championship.
In 2014, Ruman Shana joined Bangladesh Ansar as a soldier. He was promoted to the Lance Naik rank in 2020.