KATHMANDU: FEB. 27 – Three Nepali athletes have been selected to play the Asian Youth and Junior Boxing Championship scheduled to take place in Amman, Jordan, on February 28-March 15.
The selected athletes are Indra Sunar, Tshering Wangdi Sherpa and Swastika Tiruwa. The head coach of the Nepali team is Dipak Maharjan.
Sunar will compete in the 60-kg category, Sherpa in 54 kg and Tiruwa in 52 kg.
Meanwhile, Minister for Youth and Sports Maheshwor Jung Gahatraj wished success and bade farewell to the team amid a function here today itself. Others present on the occasion were the ministry’s secretary Dr Damodar Regmi and President of the Nepal Boxing Association Ram Awale.