Nepal Gaurika Singh Beats Own Record, Wins Gold at the 8th National Games

Singh finished her 100-m freestyle event in a record time of 59.60 seconds
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Nepal Gaurika Singh Beats Own Record, Wins Gold at the 8th National Games

Beating her own national record and winning two gold medals at the Eighth National Games, Nepal’s ace-swimmer and Tribhuvan Army Club’s Gaurika Singh reestablished herself as the country’s pride on April 22, 2019.

Famous for shattering world records, Singh beat her own record by finishing a 100-m freestyle event in 59.60 seconds in the Eighth National Games’ swimming championship.

Army’s Sophia Shah won silver for completing her lap in 1 h.2 m.59 s, while Armed Police Force (APF) Club’s Tisha Shakya won bronze for finishing in 1 h. 2 m .59 s.

Olympian Gaurika Singh in National Games

Olympian Gaurika Singh in National Games

The 16-year old Singh also won gold for completing the 400-m freestyle swimming event in 4 h.44 m.81 s. Army’s Duwana Lama and APF’s Tisha Shakya won silver and bronze, respectively.

Below is the list of records made by other swimmers at the Eighth National Games:

1) 400 m Men’s Freestyle:

Men Swimming Nepal 8th National Games

Team

Swimmer

Medal

Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA)

Nathan Sherpa

Gold

APF Club

Nassir Hussein

Silver

APF Club

Urjen Maharjan

Bronze

2) 200 m Women’s Breaststroke:

Women Breaststroke Swimming Nepal

Team

Swimmer

Medal

Nepal Army

Duwana Lama

Gold

Nepal Army

Upaasti Maharjan

Silver

Nepal Police

Adipsha Baidhya

Bronze

3) 200 m Men’s Breaststroke:

Men Breaststroke Swimming Nepal

Team

Swimmer

Medal

APF Club

Subham Shrestha

Gold

Nepal Police

Dipankar Awale

Silver

Province 1

Bedagya Raj Joshi

Bronze

4) 100 m Men’s Freestyle:

Mens Freestyle Swimming Nepal

Team

Swimmer

Medal

Nepal Army

Alex Shah

Gold

Nepal Police

Sayed Hamza Shah

Silver

Nepal Army

Anubhav Subba

Bronze

Alex Shah broke his previous national record of 55 m. 68s by finishing his current record in 55.63

5) 50 m Men’s Butterfly:

Men Butterfly Swimming Nepal

Team

Swimmer

Medal

Nepal Police

Shah

Gold

Nepal Army

Anubhav Subba

Silver

APF Club

Tenzing Gurung

Bronze

Nepal Police club’s Shah bested his own previous record by finishing his lap in 27 seconds.

6) 50 m Women’s Butterfly:

Sophia Shah Nepal Swimming

Team

Swimmer Medal

Nepal Army

Sophia Shah

Gold

Nepal Police

Anusia Tandukar

Silver

APF Club Shreewi Maharjan

Bronze

Nepali Sansar congratulates all the winners!

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