Two Bhutanese recurve archers have advanced to the 2nd round of elimination in the individual category at the ongoing Asian Archery Championship in Thailand. Three Bhutanese archers are representing the country in the tournament. In the qualifications round played yesterday, archer Lam Dorji got the 22nd position securing direct advancement into the 2nd round of elimination. Sonam Penjor secured the 55th position and had to battle it out in the first round of elimination. He defeated his opponent from Iraq today to go through. Meanwhile, the third Phuntsho Norbu lost out against the Philippines in the first round of the elimination match. The Bhutanese archers also had a team match against Thailand today which they lost. The 7-day Asian Archery Championship which has participants from 27 Asian countries will end on Friday.
Edited by Yeshi Gyaltshen