Rimal, Budha victorious

Kathmandu, December 12

Hari Kumar Rimal and Bishowrupa Budha of TAC won the title of the third Open Road Race here on Saturday.

Rimal completed the distance of 5km in 15 minutes 56 seconds ahead of clubmates Chhatra Bahadur Dahal and Kalyan Baniya, while Budha finished the race in 18.17s ahead of Saraswoti Bhattarai of Army and Santoshi Shrestha from Kathmandu in women’s category. Top three finishers in both categories received Rs 25,000, Rs 15,000 and Rs 10,000 respectively. In boys’ section, Ajit Kumar Yadhav of APF School, Bibek Chepang of Navodaya and Khadak Budha Magar of Sitapaila School claimed top three spots respectively. In girls’ section, Humi Budha of Sitapaila, Sharmila Chhetri of Gold Stone and Sumita Shrestha were top three finishers respectively.