First Nepal kyokushin-kan karate championship concludes
The Gandaki state-level full contact and first Nepal Kyokushin-kan Karate Championship concluded in Dhungesanghu on Wednesday. Nepal Kyokushin-kan Karate Association Kaski chapter organised the 19th Machhapuchhre Gandaki State-Level Full Contact and first Nepal Kyokushin-kan Karate Championship.
With a slogan ‘Sports for health, sports for nation’, the championship started at Pokhara Stadium on January 14. In the championship, Shalin KC emerged winner in men’s category on 25-kg followed by Satkar Pratyal in second position and Pramesh Magar and Nasib Thapa in third position. In the 30-kg category, Rohan Acharya became winner while Abhisekh Tamang clinched second and Sobin Pratyal and Praneel Shrestha got third position. Likewise, Roshan Gurung, Rajan Pokharel, Rajesh Gautam, Yubaraj Gurung, Suman Baram and Govinda Roka clinched winner title on 35-kg, 40-kg, 45-kg, 50-kg, 55-kg and open weight categories.
In women’s championship, Matrika Shahi became winner on 40-kg weight, Manisha Tamnang on 45-kg, Sargam Kumal on 50-kg and Yunika Sherchan on open category. Minister for Youth and Sports Jagat Bahadur Biswokarma and Kyokushan-kan Association central chair Binaya Malla, among others gave away awards and certificates to winner players. Total 50 Karate players had participated in the championship.