Kathmandu triumph

KATHMANDU: Kathmandu Metropolitan City claimed the first Inter-Municipality Men’s Volleyball Tournament here on Saturday. Kathmandu defeated Pokhara Sub-Metropolitan City 25-20, 28-26, 25-18 in final and won a cheque of Rs 30,000. Damak Municipality beat Panauti Municipality 25-22, 25-15, 25-17 to win the third place decider. Im Rana of Kathmandu was claimed the ‘Allrounder’ title and was also adjudged the best spiker. Rana earned Rs 6,000 worth of gift hamper. Likewise, Bishnu Panta of Madhyapur Thimi was declared the best centre player, Tahal Singh Thapa of Pokhara the best defender, Sanjay Aryal of Kathmandu the best blocker and Dhruba Poudel of Damak the best server. — HNS

Mool wins opener

KATHMANDU: MD Mool won the Surya Nepal Golf Gokarna Monthly Medal Tournament here at the Gokarna Golf Club on Saturday. Playing with 21 handicap allowances, Mool scored 46 on the front nine and 44 on the back nine to accumulate 90 points to win the season opener. Jan Morrenhof came second with 93 points, while Kanchan Basnet was third with 88. A total of 32 players took part in the first of the eight events in 2009 season. — HNS