Khatri off to Hungary

KATHMANDU: Judoka Phupu Lhamu Khatri and coach Debu Thapa on Sunday left for Budapest, Hungary to participate in the seven-month training under Olympic Solidarity Scholarship. Khatri is also scheduled to take part in next month’s South Asian Games in India and will go there directly along with her coach. Khatri will fight in below-63kg weight category in the SA Games. Khatri will train in Budapest until August 1 as part of Nepal Olympic Committee’s scholarship targeting the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, informed President of Nepal Judo Association Deepak Harsha Bajracharya. Member Secretary of National Sports Council Keshab Kumar Bista bade farewell to the duo.