Youth Olympic Games Archery: Abdud Dayyan wins bronze in mixed team event

By |2010-08-20T18:03:48+00:00August 19th, 2010|archery, Front Page News, Nation in Motion|1 Comment
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By Les Tan/Red Sports

Youth Olympic archery

Abdud Dayyan bin Mohamed Jaffar of Singapore in action during the archery mixed team bronze medal match against Miriam Alarcon of Spain and Md. Emdad Haque Milon. Dayyan and his teammate Begunhan Elif Unsal of Turkey won 6-5. (Photo 1 © SPH-SYOGOC/Charmaine Yap)

Kallang Field, Thursday, August 19, 2010 — Archer Abdud Dayyan Mohamed Jaffar, 16, has won Singapore’s fourth medal at the Youth Olympic Games. He partnered Elif Begunham Unsal of Turkey to win bronze in the mixed team event.

The duo beat Miriam Alarcon of Spain and Md Emdad Haque Milon of Bangladesh in a shootout after they were tied at five points each.

The Spanish and Bangladeshi duo looked like they were on their way to the bronze medal when they scored 19 out of 20 points.

Elif hit the bull’s eye to secure 10 points and Dayyan followed up with another bull’s eye to secure their medal by one point (20-19).

Abdud will be in action again on Saturday, August 21st, 11.56am against Great Britain’s third seed Mark Nesbitt in the Individual event.

Youth Olympic archery

Turkey’s Begunhan Elif Unsal of Turkey (left) and Singapore’s Mohamed Jaffar Abdud Dayyan Bin Mohamed Jaffar with their bronze medals after winning the archery mixed team event. (Photo 2 © SPH-SYOGOC/Charmaine Yap)

For Singapore fixtures and results, go to our 2010 YOG fixtures page

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