Army and APF clinch Lumbini National Boxing C’ship title

काठमाण्डु टुडे २०७० पुष १३ गते १७:१७ मा प्रकाशित

Kathmandu, Dec. 28: The Nepalese Army and the Armed Police Force (APF) teams have become the team champions under the 25th men’s and 4th Women’s National Boxing Championships respectively under the First Lumbini National Championship.

In the championship organised by Nepal Boxing Association with support of National Sports Council, the Nepalese Army team came out first with three gold medals, three silver medals and three bronze medals.

Similarly, the APF team came out second with three gold medals, an equal number of silver medals and two bronze medals while the Nepal Police team which bagged two gold medals and three silver medals came out third in the championship.

The APF which emerged as the women’s team champions bagged four gold medals in the women’s boxing department, Nepal Police which bagged two gold medals came out second and the Nepalese Army team with one gold came out third.

Manohar Basnet of the Central Region and Mala Rai of the APF were declared ‘Best Players’ under the men’s and women’s categories, respectively. Each got Rs. 10 thousand in prize sponsored by the Nepal Former Boxers’ team.

Likewise, Tanka Budhamagar was declared the ‘best Boxing Instructor’ of the year. The Amarjyoti Foundation awarded him Rs. 25 thousand and Adidas Rs. 10 thousand. He also got boxing kit. Dinak Lal Shrestha who was selected as the  Best Referee’ got Rs. 10 thousand.

Member Secretary of NSC Yubraj Lama and other guests presented prizes to the winners. Fifty-nine men competed for 10 and 25 women for seven gold medals in the championship. All the boxing matches under different weight categories were held at the covered hall of the National Sports Council (NSC). RSS

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