Bangladesh archers Hakim Ahmed and Diya Siddique won gold in the recurve mixed double’s event of the 2023 Asia Cup Archery World Cup Ranking Tournament, Stage-1 in Chinese Taipei on Sunday.

Diya and Hakim defeated their Kazakh counterparts by 5-3 set points in the final to bag gold for Bangladesh.

In the final, Hakim and Diya lost the first set 36-38, but bounced back by winning the next two sets 36-35 and 37-33 respectively.

The Bangladeshi pair sustained that lead for the rest of the game, sealing the win by 5-3 sets in the end.

However, Diya missed out on bronze in the recurve women’s single’s event, losing the third-place decider against Malaysia’s Mashayikh Syaqiera by 6-4 set points.

Diya won the first two sets by 27-25 and 28-27 points. But she lost the following three sets and lost the bout.