Media Cup Climbing

KATHMANDU: Rishi Ram Khatiwada of Nirman Sanchar won the title of the Suman Bhomjan Memorial Climbing Media Cup here on Saturday. In the one-day contest held on the premises of National Sports Council, Anil Malla Thakuri of Saurya finished second, while Neeraj Chandra Roy of Republica came third. Top three finishers received Rs 3,000, Rs 2,000 and Rs 1,000 respectively. A total of 30 sports and photo journalists participated in the tournament. President of Nepal Olympic Committee Jeevan Ram Shrestha, President of Nepal Boxing Association Rajiv Shrestha and President of Nepal Sports Journalists Forum Ajay Phuyal handed over the prizes to the winners. Earlier, Member Secretary of National Sports Council

inaugurated the tournament on the sidelines of the fourth Mountain Sports Festival.