Nepal to host Asian Youth Weightlifting

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- Post Report, Kathmandu

Nov 11, 2016-

KATHMANDU: Nepal will host the Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championship next year on July 21 to 30. The Asian Weightlifting Association meeting held at the sidelines of this year’s championship in Tokyo has decided the hosting rights to Nepal, the Nepal Weightlifting Association informed on Thursday. Nepal had also won the rights to host the Senior Asian Weightlifting Championship last year but the event was shifted to Thailand due to the devastating earthquake that rocked Nepal. (PR)


Pragatishil win Taan football title

KATHMANDU: Pragatishil Youth Club won the third Taan Martyrs Memorial Football Tournament on Thursday. In the final held in Okhaldhunga, Pragatishil beat Rumjatar United 5-3 in tiebreaker after a 2-2 deadlock. Kumar Rai and Bikram Nepal had given Rumjatar a two-goal lead inside 10 minutes only for Sanjog Rai to score twice to force the match into tiebreaker. (PR)

Published: 11-11-2016 08:47

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