India’s arrow based weaponry crusade at the Olympics finished without a decoration after Atanu Das lost to home most loved Takaharu Furukawa 6-4 in an extraordinary five-setter in the men’s individual pre-quarterfinals here on Saturday.
Das neglected to track down a 10 in the fifth set and slipped to the red-circle for a 8 that demonstrated exorbitant as Furukawa fixed the issue by one edge in the decider.
Das was the solitary bowman in the brawl after his reality number one spouse Deepika Kumari surrendered to a 0-6 defeat by inevitable gold medallist A San of Korea on Friday.
Two days in the wake of taking out London Olympics gold medalist Oh Jin Hyek in the last-32 match, Das couldn’t defeat the Japanese, a silver medallist in 2012 Olympics, and a group bronze medallist here.
Das skiped back from a 1-3 shortfall to even out 3-3 as the team went in a dead heat in the fourth set before the nearby most loved fixed the problem in the fifth set by only one point.
Das shot twice bleeding cash circle (8-8) in his last two bolts of the initial set to lose by two (25-27).
Getting going with a 10, Das acquired control however the Japanese too coordinated with him, shooting an indistinguishable 28-28 to part the second set with the Indian following 1-3.
Das showed fine self-control, boring two 10s in transit to taking the fourth set 28-27 however there was more dramatization in store as both tied the fourth set.