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Bhutan yet to register a medal at the Asian Games 

Bhutanese recurve archers qualify for the elimination round of the games 

Bhutanese ace recurve archer, Karma, is placed 54th from a total of 68 recurve women archers competing at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia. During the ranking round that was held yesterday at the Gelora Bung Karno archery range in Jakarta, Karma made a total of 587 points in …

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Two Bhutanese athletes exit the Asian games

After beating Laos, taekwondo athlete Sonam Yangtsho lost to China yesterday in the quarterfinals at the Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia

Bhutanese taekwondo athlete, Sonam Yangtsho, was a win short from registering the country’s first medal in the ongoing Asian Games when she was defeated 35-0 in the quarterfinals in Jakarta yesterday.      After an impressive performance in her first fight against Sonesavanh Sirimanotham of Laos, the 18-year-old was up …

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Bhutan optimistic to win medals at the 18th Asian Games

Team Bhutan led by flag bearer, Karma (recurve archer) during the opening parade of the Asian Games in Indonesia

Twenty-four athletes and seven coaches from four national federations are representing Bhutan at the 18th Asian Games that began in Jakarta, Indonesia, since August 18. Save for golf, the three disciplines – archery, boxing and taekwondo were selected for the games based on their performances during the 12th South Asian …

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India wins SAFF U-15 women’s championship for the first time

Bhutan beat Nepal 4-3 on penalty shoot out to clinch the third spot in South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) women’s championship 2018 in Changlingmithang, Thimphu on August 18. The match saw Bhutan’s Yeshey Bidha play critical role, scoring an equaliser at the 66th minute. Bhutan’s goalkeeper Kinzang Dema saved two …

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