Nepal | September 30, 2020

Army man Saud wins Byas Ultra Marathon race

Madan Wagle
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Winners of 1st Byas Nagar Municipality Ultra Marathon pose for a portrait. Photo: Madan Wagle

DAMAULI: Nepal Army sergeant Nabaraj Saud has clinched the title of 1st Byas Nagar Ultra Marathon held in Byas Municipality in Tanahun district on Saturday.

Saud battered 159 participants and completed the race in just 3 hours, 13 minutes and 53 seconds to win 44 km Manungkot–Pulimryang Ultra Marathon in the district.

After winning the title Saud said, “Time management was key to my success.”

Nepal Army Rajan Khatri and Rukum district based teacher become first and second runner-ups and bagged cash prize of Rs 55,075 and 35,075 respectively.

Province 4 state members Dobate BK, Sarita Gurung, Byas Municipality Mayor Baikunda Neupane jointly handed over the prize to the winners amid a special programmee.

Similarly, Kiran Singh Bogati, Kiran Kulung, Rup Bahadur Buda, Bhumiraj Rai, Suman Kulung received consolation prize of Rs 10,000 each.

With the objective of promoting sports tourism, the first Byas Ultra Marathon was organised in the district, the organiser said.

Earlier, Saud had lifted the titles of Pokhara 42-km marathon and bagged runner-up in Hetauda Open Marathon before adding one more title to his sparkling career.

Saud, is currently employed as sergeant at the Tribhuvan Army Club in Kathmandu.


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