A Nepali team of bodybuilders secured gold medals from the 10th South Asian Body Building Championship held recently in Lahore, Pakistan. The three members returned home after their victory on Thursday.
Sujan Tamang defeated four in the males’ category under the 60-kg weight group. Gyan Narayan achieved the gold medal under the 65-kg weight group. He defeated five players.
This win has increased Nepal’s number of gold medal in this sport to a total of six.
The tournament saw countries Nepal, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Pakistan, Maldives and India participate. Nepal became the third team to get the gold medal.
The team were welcomed by Bijay Lal Kayastha and Narayan Pradhan, Vice-Chairpersons of Nepal Body Building and Fitness Association, Secretary Dinesh Rajbhandari, and office bearers, players, trainers and family members.