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Bangladeshi Athlete Ruman Shana (Archery) – Biography, Records, Career and Achievements

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

Early Life

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 at Tokyo Olympic 2020

Career

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.

Personal Life

In 2014, Ruman Shana joined Bangladesh Ansar as a soldier. He was promoted to the Lance Naik rank in 2020.

Bangladeshi Athlete RAYHAN Mohammad Jahir (Racing) – Biography, Records, Career and Achievements

Know Our Tokyo Olympians: Jahir Rayhan

The Olympics are back! After an extended wait, the Tokyo Olympics 2020 has now finally commenced. Amid the global pandemic, watching athletes put forth their best to represent their nations boosts our will in these uncertain times. Bangladesh is also sending their champions to represent the country in arguably the biggest sports competition in the World! We will take a look at the athletes representing Bangladesh at the Tokyo Olympics. Today the spotlight will be on the track athlete, Mohammad Jahir Rayhan.

Personal Information

Mohammad Jahir Rayhan is among the youngest of the six participants in the Tokyo Olympics. He was born in April 2001 in Sherpur Bangladesh. His craze about sports has been apparent from his early age. Rayhan states that he was a football fanatic growing up. His parents wanted him to pursue the standard educational route but his passion for sports shone through in the end. On his father’s wishes, he got into athletics. He got admission in the most prestigious Bangladeshi Sports Institute: BKSP and pursued Athletics. He began training as an Athlete in 2012. He studies in Jessore University of Science and Technology currently. His sports team is the Bangladesh Navy Track and Field.

Jahir Rayhan at Tokyo Olympic 2020

In Track and Field

Rayhan has seen enviable success on the national level in Track and Field. His preferred events are 200m and 400m sprints. He has shown exceptional performance in the 400m. Rayhan recently broke a 32 year record of Athlete Milzar Hossain and now holds the fastest time in the National Level in the 400m sprint. The current record he set is 46.86 seconds. Rayhan has also represented Bangladesh in other International Athletic Competitions. His best time and attended competitions include:

  • World Athletic Championships 2019 in Qatar, 400m Heat (48.48 seconds)
  • Asian Championships 2019 in Qatar, 400m Heat (48.51 seconds)
  • World Youth Championships 2017 in Kenya (48.22 Seconds)

Rayhan also went through some struggles in his track and field career. In 2019 he was hospitalized with altitude sickness at a certain event in Nepal. But he persevered and worked to accomplish his goals. His dream was to one day represent the Bangladesh Olympics. This has become true as he is one of the Bangladeshis at the Tokyo Olympics 2020! Let’s cheer Mohammad Jahir Rayhan and the other Bangladeshi Olympians to the finish line and beyond!

Bangladeshi Athlete Diya Siddique (Archery) – Biography, Records, Career and Achievements

Know Our Tokyo Olympians: Diya Siddique

Diya Siddique is a Bangladeshi archer who is participated in Tokyo Olympics 2020. She is a young and very promising athlete who has the capability to deliver much.

Short Biography of the Archer Diya Siddique
Name – Diya Siddique
Occupation – Student
Age – 17 years
Date of Birth – 19 February 2004
Zodiac Sign – Pisces
Birthplace: Nilphamari, Bangladesh

Early Life

Diya Siddique is a Bangladeshi archer who was born on 19 February 2004. On 23 May 2021. She comes from Nilphamari. Diya is reading in BKSP (Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan).

Diya Siddique at Tokyo Olympic 2020

Career

In 2019, Diya Siddique won her first gold medal at the ISSF International Solidarity Archery Championship in Dhaka.

At the Archery World Cup 2021, Diya and Ruman Shana partnership won the silver medal in the recurve mixed team event where Bangladesh was titled as runners-up to the Netherlands in the final. However, reaching this final was the best performance of Bangladesh in the Archery World Championship.

As only a 17 years old young athlete, Diya Siddique is considered a highly rated prospect for the future of the Bangladeshi archer game.

Personal Life

In her personal life, Diya Siddique is still a student. She is a college student of the national sports institute of Bangladesh BKSP. She is the eldest of three siblings in the family.

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