TAC claim team C’ship

KHOTANG: Tribhuvan Army Club won the team championship of the second Khotang-Halesi International Karate Tournament here on Saturday.

TAC claimed nine gold, five silver and two bronze medals to finish first. India finished second with two gold, four silver and five bronze medals, while Sri Lanka came third with two bronze medals. Top three teams earned Rs 70,000, Rs 35,000 and Rs 25,000 respectively.

Bidhya Kala Rai of Khotang District Shito-ryu Karate Association and Ashish Thapa of Province3 were named the best players and they got Rs 10,000 each. TAC’s Bir Krishna Shahi was adjudged the best coach and he earned Rs 5,000. — HNS