Saud claims gold
TANAHUN: Navaraj Saud of Tribhuvan Army Club won the title of the Ultra Marathon organised by Byas Municipality here on Saturday.
Saud finished the 44km distance in three hours, 13 minutes and 53 seconds to bag gold medal. Another TAC athlete Rajan Khatri came second in three hours and 17 minutes, while Durga Budhamagar of Rukum finished third in 3:19:31. Top three athletes received Rs 75,075, Rs 55,075 and Rs 35,075 respectively. A total of 160 athletes took part in the event.
Members of Parliament of Province4 Dobate BK and Sarita Gurung and Byas Municipality Mayor Baikuntha Neupane handed over the prizes to the winners of the event organised to promote tourism in the region. — HNS