NUWAKOT — The second Jhiltung Cross Country Open Race Competition was organized in Belkotgadhi Municipality-5 in Nuwakot on Sunday to promote sports tourism in the district.
National and local-level athletes joined the tournament organized by Leo Club of Nuwakot Paropakar and other organizations.
Two different categories of women and men were held in the competition. In men’s category of 13.4 kms race, Bhumi Raj Rai, Kiran Bogati and Bibek Rai emerged first, second and third, respectively.
Likewise, Kanchhi Maya Kojoo, Pushpa Bhandari and Rajpura Pachhai stood first, second and third, respectively.
The winner received Rs 15,000 in cash while second and third got Rs 10,000 and Rs 5,000 in cash.
Similarly, 29 runners took part in the ‘Cross Country Run for Fun’.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.