Thursday, April 18

Olympian Bista to be felicitated in HamroKhelkud’s anniversary

By a Staff Reporter

Taekwondo’s Deepak Bista is the player who has won the most medals in individual events in an international arena. Bista is one amongst supreme seven athletes to be felicitated in HamroKhelkud’s anniversary. 

The first international medal winner for Nepal Jit Bahadur Kc, the South Asian Games (SAG) record holder runner Baikuntha Manandhar, the Gold Medalist of SAG both as coach and a player Raju Kaji Shakya and the first player to succeed in the qualifiers and played in the Olympics Sangina Baidhya are amongst to be honoured have been revealed earlier.

Bista has won gold in taekwondo in four consecutive editions since the 8th SAG, 1999. He also won bronze in Asian Games in 2002 and 2006. He also played in the Beijing Olympics 2008 as the second athlete to participate in the Olympics after surpassing the qualifying stage. Bista is the current president of the Nepal Olympian Association and taekwondo coach.

Seven players including Bista will be honored on the anniversary of HamroKhelkud on 4th August, 2022 (19th Shrawan, 2079). HamroKhelkud will announce the names of the players who will be honored one per day. HamroKhelkud came into operation from Sharawan 19, 2072. Moreover, this is the first time that HamroKhelkud is celebrating its anniversary publicly. HamroKhelkud has been publishing news, articles, photos, videos and other materials related to national and international sports since its inception.

Similarly, HamroKhelkud has been live telecasting various national and international competitions through its Facebook page and Youtube channel with an aim of bringing domestic competitions to the Nepali audience. In 2019, HamroKhelkud broadcasted live of the AVC Central Zone Men’s Volleyball Championship held in Nepal which was the first International Competition they broadcasted live.

As a news portal that is directly related to Nepali sports, HamroKhelkud is going to honor seven athletes of all time who have contributed to take Nepali sports to a certain height on the occasion of its seventh anniversary. National and international players, coaches, sports officials, sports journalists and others will participate in the program at Ashok Party Palace in Patan. The event will be broadcast live on its Facebook page and YouTube channel.

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