Bhattarai selected

KATHMANDU: Saraswoti Bhattarai of Tribhuvan Army Club qualified for the Rio Olympic Games here on Sunday. Bhattarai won the 1500m race in four minutes and 41.3 seconds ahead of Sanu Maya Karki and Sangita Khadka. A total of 11 athletes participated in the selection tournament at the Dasharath Stadium. Fellow TAC athlete Hari Kumar Rimal, bronze medallist of the 12th South Asian Games, has already earned Rio tickets in 5000m category.