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Gaurika sets another National Record
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Gaurika sets another National Record

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu - The four-time gold medalist at the South Asian Games (SAG), swimmer Gaurika Singh, has once again demonstrated her exceptional talent by setting another National Record. This time, she achieved this remarkable feat in the 50 meters backstroke event. Previously, Gaurika had already established a new national record in the 100 meters backstroke during the 20th edition of the World Aquatic Championship, which is being held in Fukuoka, Japan. However, on Wednesday, she managed to surpass her own achievements and set a new national record in the 50 meters backstroke. Her previous record of 31.87 seconds, which she had set during the 12th South Asian Games (SAG) held in Guwahati, India in 2016, was broken by herself as Gaurika impressively completed ...
Swimmers Gaurika and Nasir Set New National Records
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Swimmers Gaurika and Nasir Set New National Records

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu - The 13th South Asian Games (SAG) four gold medalists swimmer Gaurika Singh and Nasir Husain set new national records on Monday. At the 20th edition of the World Aquatic Championship 2023, held in Fukuoka, Japan, Nasir Husain achieved yet another remarkable feat, marking a new national record. He completed the 200 meters freestyle event with an impressive time of 1 minute 57.26 seconds. This accomplishment surpasses his previous national record of 1 minute 58.23 seconds, set during the 11th NSA Cup Championship. Additionally, on Sunday, Nasir also achieved a new national record of 4 minutes 8.23 seconds in the 400 meters freestyle. Similarly, Gaurika Singh, the four gold medalists of the 13th SAG, also etched her name in history by setti...
NSA Cup Swimming Competition Set to Commence on Sunday
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NSA Cup Swimming Competition Set to Commence on Sunday

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu - The 11th edition of the NSA Cup Swimming Competition is all set to commence on Sunday, as announced by the Nepal Swimming Association (NSA) amidst a press conference on Thursday. The two-day competition will start on Sunday and conclude on Monday, as revealed by the NSA where A total of 260 swimmers, including 170 males and 90 females, will participate in the event. The competition will feature 28 gold medal events in the open category and 36 gold medal events in the age group category. The NSA further stated that the competition will serve as the final selection for two male and two female swimmers, along with one male and one female alternate, who will represent Nepal in the 19th Asian Games swimming competition scheduled to take place fro...
Gaurika bags first gold in 9th National Games
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Gaurika bags first gold in 9th National Games

By a Staff Reporter Pokhara - Gaurika Singh of Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) bagged the first gold medal in the 9th National Games. Gaurika, who missed 4 events due to illness, won the gold medal in the 100m backstroke on Sunday. This is the first event she completed in an ongoing swimming competition. Gaurika won the gold medal in the 100m backstroke clocking 1 minute 5.5 seconds at the swimming course of Fishtail Academy at Pokhara. NRNA's Ashley Sapkota Dangol, who won 4 gold medals earlier limited to silver and Anushiya Tandukar of TAC won bronze. Ashley clocked 1 minute 8.79 seconds and Anushiya completed the prescribed distance in 1 minute 13.8 seconds. TAC's team including Gaurika clinched the gold medal in the 4x100-meter relay. The squad of Gaurika, Duwana Lama, Anus...
Nasir bags three more gold
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Nasir bags three more gold

By a Staff Reporter Kathmandu - Nasir Yahya Hussain added three more gold medals in the ongoing 10th NSA Cup Open and Age Group Swimming Championship. With this his gold tally reaches five in the competition. Nasir won gold in the 200-meter freestyle, 100-meter breaststroke and 100-meter butterfly on Monday in a competition organized by the Nepal Swimming Association at Satdobato. Nasir clinched gold in the 200m freestyle with a time of 2 minutes 3.80 seconds at the Satdobato Swimming Pool. Following him, Irwin Shrestha finished second in 2 minutes 8.94 seconds. Tenzin Namdol Ryan Gurung, bagged the bronze medal by completing the distance in 2 minutes 9.03 seconds. Likewise, in the 100m breaststroke, Nasir won the gold in 1 minute 12.45 seconds. Bikash Kumal, who finishe...
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