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!
Meanwhile, a total of 18 athletes have been qualified from Province 1 for the fast-approaching 8th National Games.
The qualified athletes include ten women and eight men including:
|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|
|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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