Print Edition - 2018-06-05  |  Sports Digest

Gaurika, Sirish in Asiad squad


Jun 5, 2018-

Gaurika Singh and Sirish Gurung are among the four swimmers selected for the 18th Asian Games to be held in Indonesia from August 18 to September 2. Gaurika and Tisha Shakya were picked for the women’s event on the basis of highest Fina points scored, according to Nepal Swimming Association. Gaurika, who clocked 2 min 09.19secs in the 200m freestyle, collected 630 Fina points. Tisha, who finished 100m freestyle in 1:03.82, earned 507 points. In the men’s event, Subham Shrestha was selected along with Sirish. Subham finished 100m breaststroke in 1:08.94 to collect 524 points and Sirish clocked 57.03 in 100m freestyle to earn 489 points. Anubhav Subba and Duban Lama were named as reserve players. (PR)  

Published: 05-06-2018 08:23

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