Medallists Shrestha, Shakya honoured
LALITPUR: Shanti Foundation Nepal on Sunday felicitated the 13th South Asian Games double gold medal winning athletes Manday Kaji Shrestha and Ayasha Shakya.
National Sports Council Member Secretary Ramesh Kumar Silwal handed over appreciation letters to karateka Shrestha and taekwondo player Shakya.
Shrestha had won individual kata and team event gold medals in the regional meet, while Shakya bagged golds in individual and pair poomsae events.
After the heroics in the SA Games, Shrestha landed the Player of the Year (male) award in the Pulsar Sports Award organised by the Nepal Sports Journalists Forum, while Shakya was honoured with the Special Award.