Bajracharya notches up 'Mr Machhapuchhre 2073' title

POKHARA: Palpa's Binod Bajracharya was declared 'Mr Machhapuchhre' after winning the western regional level 'Open Bodybuilding Championship' in the heavyweight category of above 75 kg.

Bajracharya won the title surpassing Kaski's Kamal Bhandari and Manoj KC, Kapilvastu's Surendra Prasad Burma, and Rupendehi's Tara Bahadur Thapa and Krishna Prasad Shrestha.

Bajracharya was awarded a trophy, Rs 50,000 cash and other gifts along with the coveted title. A total of 65 contenders from six districts had participated in the contest held from Friday, September 2.