By ASTC on 07/07/13 at 4:58 pm
Nepal Triathlon started their mission in Triathlon to rise as high the Mount Everest is with the new leadership of Mr. Ganeshman Pun and Mr. Nilendra Raj Shrestha.
Nepal Triathlon Association and triathlon in Nepal rising very fast. Nepal’s first ever International participation in triathlon is "2013 Subic Bay ASTC Triathlon Asian Championships" which held on April 28. Nepal’s triathlete Rajib Kumar Gurung won the Gold Medal in the Age Group 20-25, with the timing: 1:10:12.
After this success NTA participated "2013 CHIZHOU ITU Premium Asian Cup Triathlon" Chizhou, Anhui Province, China, 18-19 May 2013. Nepal's Triathlete Tikaram Thapa won the Gold in the Age Group 20-25, with the timing: 01h 12m 15.54sec. He won RMB 900 and the Trophy. With his achieved timing he also received China Triathlon and sports Association “CTSA Level Certificate”. Following this Nepal's Junior Triathlete Sahaj Shakya Finished 7th in Elite Junior and cashed RMB1400 in the same venue.
This successes congratulating NTA home and abroad. Nepal National Sports Council announced to reward Rs. 500,000 to triathlete Rajib Kumar Gurung of ASTC Asian Triathlon Championships 2013, Subic Bay, age group 20-29 Gold Medal Winner. Mr. Nilendra Raj Shrestha the Secretary General of Nepal Triathlon Association grateful to Balwant Singh Kler Sec Gen of ASTC and Nepal National Sports Council Board for these successes.
Below some pictures of Rising Nepal