sports digest

Apr 26, 2016-

 

Maharjan wins badminton title

KATHMANDU: Rijin Maharjan claimed U-15 boys’ singles title of the New Year Badminton Festival on Monday. In the final match, Maharjan defeated Chhitij Thapa 21-17, 21-18. In the men’s doubles final, Santosh Moktan and Anil Thamsuhang overcame the duo of Abhishek Gurung and Narayan Gautam 21-14, 20-22, 21-5. The winners and runners-up collected cash purse of Rs 20,000 and Rs 10,000 respectively. (PR)

 

Sherma, Tamang set title bout 

KATHMANDU: Diwana Sherma of Nepal Police Club (NPC) and Sabitri Tamang of Nepal Armed Police Force (APF) Club entered the women’s 46-48kg final of the Open National Men’s and Women’s Boxing Championships on Monday. Sherma beat Sita Pathak of Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) and Tamang sidelined Kushum Tamang of Naxal in their respective semi-final bouts. Mala Rai and Sanju Lama of APF will meet in the 48-51kg final, while Maya Chaudhary of APF also reached women’s 54-57kg final. Anuradha Lama of NPC entered the 64-69kg final. (PR)

Published: 26-04-2016 08:25

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