KATHMANDU — Nepal has secured one more silver medal in Wushu on the 6th day of the twelfth South Asian Games, on Wednesday.
Hari Prasad Gole bagged a silver medal for Nepal in the game held at the Rising Sun Sports Complex in Shillong.
Gole, who had scored 8.61 focuses in the first round, added 9.01 to win silver with a total score of 17.62 points in Taolu’s Taichi All-round occasion.
Gyan Das of India Singh completed first with aggregate score of 18.53, while Ramotullah Kishor of Bangladesh came third in the occasion with aggregate score of 16.81.
Nepal have gotten 22 medals so far in the twelfth SAG including one gold, six silver and 15 bronze.
Earlier on Tuesday, Wushuka Bishow Budha Magar added another silver award in Nepal’s kitty when he completed second in Taolu’s Gunshu All-round event here at the Assam Rifle Sports Complex .Follow @gorkhapost
Nepali Cricket Team returns home
KATHMANDU — Nepali National Cricket Team has arrived home from Zimbabwe on Monday evening, after playing ICC World Cup Qualifiers.
The team, who were recently accorded the ICC One Day status, received a warm welcome on their arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport.
Minister for Youth and Sports Jagat Bishwokarma, National Sports Council Member Secretary Keshab Bista, Secretary at the Ministry of Youth and Sports Mahesh Prasad Dahal, office bearers and fans reached the TIA to receive the cricket team.
Talking briefly to journalists, Skipper Paras Khadka said, “We are happy to return home with One Day International (ODI) Status. We should now institutionalize the achievements made so far in the sector of cricket.”
Khadka also urged the concerned stakeholders to resolve the disputes seen in the Cricket Association of Nepal and build infrastructure for domestic cricket matches.
Nepal has been awarded the ODI status for a four-year period until the next World Cup qualifiers. All Nepali players playing the first ODI will be making their debuts.Follow @gorkhapost