Team to go to SL

KATHMANDU: A 12-member Nepali veteran athletics team is on Friday leaving for Sri Lanka to participate in the Masters Athletics Championship to be held in Colombo from Sunday.

The team includes veteran athletes Ramesh Shakya, Gopal Maharjan, Narendra Maharjan, Suraj Maharjan, Deepak Joshi, Triratna Manandhar, Herakaji Maharjan, Prem Krishna Khadgi, Ramesh Dangol, Kayaram Khadka and Chandan Lal Chaudhary and official Bhairab Shahi, who is also the Treasurer of Nepal Amateur Veterans Athletics Committee.

The players will participate in 5km, 10km and half marathon races. NAVAC President GN Dai Sharma bade farewell to the team on Thursday.