Nepal Wins Gold at Asian Youth Athletics Championship 2019

This victory brings Nepal its first gold for a 3,000-m race!
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Nepal Wins Gold at Asian Youth Athletics Championship 2019

In an exciting update for Nepal, Nepali athlete Ajit Kumar Yadav won gold at the 3rd Asian Youth Athletics Championship 2019, Hong Kong.

This victory brings Nepal its first gold for a 3,000 m race! Yadav completed the race in eight minutes and 32 seconds.

The Nepali athlete beat Indian representative Amit Jangir and Yemeni Gamil al Hamati to secure the first position.

Nepali Sansar congratulates Yadav on his record-making victory!

18 Athletes Qualify for National Games

Meanwhile, a total of 18 athletes have been qualified from Province 1 for the fast-approaching 8th National Games.
Nepal in Asian Youth Athletics

The qualified athletes include ten women and eight men including:

Men’s Category:

Name Category
Ramesh Madihang & Lukhiram Mardi 60 kg
Bibek Koirala 66 kg
Paban Rai and Ranjit Kumar Yadav 73 kg
Manglu Meche 90 kg
Yamuna Prasad Kafle 100 kg

 

Women’s Category:

Name Category
Swastika Subedi & Sandhya Dahal 48 kg
Dil Maya Limbu & Susmita Karki 52 kg
Shreya Magar & Bidya Devi Khadka 57 kg
Aasha Meche 63 kg
Durga Bhattarai 70 kg
Susmita Khawas & Goma Rai 78 kg

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