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Pandey triumphs

KATHMANDU: Renuka Pandey of Nepal won the girls’ U-15 individual kata beating Sweeti Maharjan in final of the third NSKA International Karate Championships here on Wednesday. Other winners include Rengasajir of India (girls’ U-10 kumite), Serene of India (girls’ U-12 kumite), Danshree of India (girls’ U-14 kumite), Momiso of India (girls’ U-16 kumite), Krishna Sherpa of Nepal (girls’ U-15 kata), Sushant of Nepal (boys’ U-15 kata) and Sonam Sherpa of Nepal (boys’ U-20 kata). — HNS

Kantipur in final

KATHMANDU: Kantipur and Pennwood made it to the girls’ section final of the first Young Heart Inter-school Basketball Tournament on Wednesday. Kantipur saw off Daffodil 39-13 and Pennwood beat Sambotta 32-16. Entering the junior boys’ section final were Sri Diwa and Daffodil. Sri Diwa edged past Sambotta 31-18 while Daffodil dispatched hosts Youth Heart 22-10. Meanwhile, Youth Heart, Pennwood, Sambotta and Unique entered the semi-finals in the senior boys’ section. Youth Heart edged past Wilson 68-65, Pennwood sneaked past Baba 36-35, Sambotta defeated Holy Garden 49-33 and Unique hammered South Point 69-27. — HNS

Wilson Hoops

KATHMANDU: HIMS defeated Teresa 87-58 in the senior boys’ section matches during the Wilson Hoops ninth Inter-school Basketball Tournament on Wednesday. In other senior boys’ matches Excelsior beat KISC 49-40 and NIMS disposed of Rupy’s 54-15. In the junior boys’ section, Excelsior saw off RIBS 40-26 and Gyanodaya overcame Rupy’s 42-16. Gyanodaya thrashed Rupy’s 20-5 in the girls’ match while Lincoln defeated hosts Wilson 46-44 in the staff section. — HNS

Spikers feted

KATHMANDU: Nepal Volleyball Association on Wednesday feted the Nepali team who recently participated in the second Asian Beach Volleyball Tournament in Bangladesh. The women team of Nita Shah and Chuda Khadka finished third in the May 10-13 tournament. The men’s team included Bharat Shah, Prem Bhandari, Kailash Bhatta and Ishwor Dhamal. The team of Shah and Bhandari finished sixth while other team of Bhatta and Dhamal ended up eighth. — HNS