Parki, Shrestha to run marathon in China

KATHMANDU: Gopi Chandra Parki and Hom Lal Shrestha are on Thursday leaving for China to take part in the Asian Marathon Championship slated for November 26 in Dongguan.

According to Nepal Athletics Association, Nepal APF Club’s Parki and Tribhuvan Army Club’s Shrestha were selected for the event based on their performance in the Kathmandu Marathon held in September.

Parki had won the title with Shrestha finishing second. Nepal Athletics Association Nember Dil Bahadur Bam will accompany the players to China.