Team to go to Turkey

KATHMANDU: Hearing-impaired players Sonam Chhiring and Bal Ram Karki are on Saturday leaving for Turkey to participate in the 23rd Summer Deaflympics that kicked off in Samsun on Tuesday.

Karateka Chhiring will take part in men’s U-67kg weight category, while athlete Karki is scheduled to participate in 200m and 800m races.

The Nepali players will start their participation from July 23.

National Sports Council Member Secretary Keshab Kumar Bista bade farewell to the players on Friday.