The talented Atanu Das blanked his Nepalese rival Jitbahadur Muktan 6-0 to reach the round of 16. The 24-year-old from Kolkata scored 7 10’s out of 9 as he looked calm and composed during his stint in the elimination round.
20:10 (IST): Atanu Das wins first set 29-26 against his Nepali opponent.
21:02 (IST): Atanu das wins the second set 29-26 to take a 4-0 lead in the game.
21:10 (IST): Atanu Das wins the last set 29-28 to qualifies for the Round of 16 after a 6-4 victory.
Das Continues His Form and scores a 29 and walks into the round-of-16.
Atanu , 24-year-old archer, comes from West Bengal. Atanu is a promising budding talent, who started archery at the age of 14. He moved to Tata Archery Academy in 2008, where he was trained under the coach Lim Chae Wong. Making his first appearance in a mega event, Atanu is currently employed in Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Kolkata. Atanu has won a bronze medal, with Deepika Kumari, in the 2013 World Cup Mixed Team event organized in Colombia. He had also finished fourth in the individual recurve event at the same event.