Katuwal, Thapa set records

Himalayan News Service

Lubhoo (Lalitpur), June 18:

Jhanta Katuwal bettered her own record by 2.5kg lifting 60 kilograms in the women’s 58kg snatch event and Niti Shrestha (Thapa) broke her own record of 125kg, lifting a 127.5kg at the 17th men’s and the second women’s National Weight Lifting Competition. In women’s 48kg section, Nita Thapa (110kg), Bal Kumari Thapa (82.5kg) and Kanchan Chaudhari (72.5kg) grabbed the top three spots; whereas Niti Thapa (115kg), Devi Chaudhari (102.5kg) and Usha Chaudhari (82.5kg) did so in 53kg weight category. Also, Jhantu Katuwal, Uttam Khatri and Ram Kumari Chaudhari came first, second and third respectively in 58kg weight category.

Match abandoned

KATHMANDU: The pre-quarter-final match of the Birthday Cup Football Tournament between MMC and RCT was abandoned due to bad light after the 15 minutes play of the added time. Both the teams scored two goals each in normal time. The organisers said that the match would be held on Sunday, before the quarter-final match between MPC and Gyanendra APF.

Inter-school TT

KATHMANDU: New Summit won boys’ team event while Kanya School came first in girls’ team

event at the first Shridiwa Inter-school Table Tennis Tournament. Prajjwol Raj Bhandari

won the boys’ singles, while Namita Shrestha bagged girls’ singles title. Bhola Shrestha and Priti Bhusal won junior boys’ and girls’ section titles.

GCA, Wilson win

KATHMANDU: Pabitra Neupane scored a half century as hosts Greenland Children’s Academy beat Gyankunj School by eight wickets in girls’ section and Wilson Academy beat New Lira by three wickets in boys’ section match at the third GCA Inter-school Cricket Tournament, which began today.

CCRC ‘A’ lift title

KATHMANDU: Man of the match Mahboob Alam and Anil Mandal scored a half century each as Capital College and Research Centre ‘A’ thrashed Public Youth Campus by 215 runs in the final of the second CCRC Inter-college Cricket Tournment. Batting first, CCRC ‘A’ scored 299/8 in 40 overs. Alam scored a quick fire 71 off 34 balls hitting four fours and six sixes, and Mandal scored 73 off 60 balls. In reply, PYC could muster just 84 runs in 18.3 overs.


KATHMANDU: Prayag Gurung netted 23 points as RIBS beat Gyanodaya 60-55 in the final of the HIMS Inter-school Basketball Tournament. In the third place play-off, Namgyal School beat hosts HIMS 47-45. Binod Maharjan of GBBS was adjudged the best player.

NOC volleyball

KATHMANDU: Bright Future School beat Ujjwal Shishu Niketan 25-19, 25-12, 25-18 and won the boys’ NOC Open Volleyball Tournament. In girls’ final, Bright Future beat Anal Jyoti School (blue) 25-23, 30-28 25-12, 25-10, 16-14.