Shahi wins gold

LALITPUR: Sitaram Shahi completed the boys’ Open 50m backstroke in 33.56 seconds to win the gold in the Birthday Cup Inter-school Swimming Championship organised by Nepal Swimming Association. Shaila Rana (38.56) won in girls’ section. Other winners were: Shailesh Rana/Karishma Karki (15-17yrs 50m freestyle); Min K Lama /Oshin Bharati (13-14yrs 50m freestyle); Shailesh/Karishma (15-17yrs 50m butterfly); Chandrashing/Shaila (50m butterfly); Tek B Tamang/Oshin (13-14yrs 50m butterfly); Alice Shrestha/Bibidha (50m breaststroke); Kishore/ Surangana Bomdzom (U-12 50m freestyle).

Gyan Bhairab triumph

KATHMANDU: Ramesh Man Singh Basnet scored a hat-trick as Gyan Bhairab Club defeated Yellow Star Club 4-1 in the ‘C’ Division League. In other matches, Samajik Club beat Cannon 3-1; King Come blanked Deepshikha 5-0; and Naxal thrashed Sanepa Club 6-1.

Gurung, Thapa win

KATHMANDU: Mukhiya Gurung, Niraj Thapa, Keshar Malla, Ganga Ram Shrestha, Mukesh Newa and Satin Shrestha made it to the quarter-finals of the Cosmos Open Snooker Tournament, which has been organised by Cosmos Solarium today. Also, Pradeep Shrestha and Bikash Shrestha earned walkovers to enter the quarters.

GCA enter semis

KATHMANDU: Man of the match Sunil Dhital scored a half century as AVM defeated GCA by 92 runs in the third GCA Inter-school Cricket Tournament, today. Despite the loss, GCA advanced to the semi-finals, along with AVM from Pool A. In the other match, Rajan Memorial

School beat Anandabhumi School by one wicket. — HNS