Baidhyanath triumph

KATHMANDU: Baidhyanath Battalion finished third in the volleyball tournament under the APF IG Running Shield Tournament here at the Nepal APF Club covered hall on Friday.

In the third place match, Baidhyanath defeated Meheshwori Battalion 26-24, 25-20, 25-19. APF’s Central Sports Committee President AIG Sailendra Khanal handed over the prizes to the winning team.

Earlier, Barah Battalion beat Baidhyanath 21-25, 25-22, 25-23, 25-17 and Muktinath Battalion saw off Maheshwori 25-23, 25-19, 25-13 to advance to the final.

In football event, Barah and Rudra advanced to the final. Barah defeated Muktinath in penalty shootout after a 2-2 draw, while Rudra edged past Baidhyanath 1-0. — HNS