KATHMANDU — Nepali Wushu player Nima Gharti Magar has won the first gold medal for Nepal in the twelfth South Asian Games on Monday.
The 16-year-old Wushu player outranked all of her competitors to win the gold medal in the Wushu chang quan under taulo category.
The teenage girl scored 8.46 to earn the first gold for Nepal.
The medal tally for Nepal has now reached 11.
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”.