Maharjan wins gold in Bhutan

Kathmandu, September 6

Nepal’s Maheshwor Maharjan claimed gold medal in the 75kg weight category of the 50th Asian Body Building Championship in Thimpu, Bhutan on Tuesday.

Maharjan defeated 10 opponents to finish first in his weight category, informed Nepal Bodybuilding and Fitness Association. Indian bodybuilder finished runner-up, while Afghanistan came third.

Similarly, Malaysia and Thailand were fourth and fifth respectively. Suresh Gurung (55kg) and Ram Bahadur Dahal (65kg) also competed in their weight categories. Bimal Lal Shrestha, Bijayttam Ratna Bajracharya and Nirmala Khadka took part in various events of Sports Physique.