SAG gold medalist Shrestha receives warm welcome in his home district

Published On: December 18, 2019 12:40 PM NPT By: Laxman Ghimire

ARGHAKHANCHI, Dec 18: One of the gold medalists at the recently concluded 13th South Asian Games (SAG) Kamal Shrestha has received a warm welcome in his home district.  

Shrestha who belongs to Sandhikharka municipality-12, Divarna had bagged a gold medal in taekwondo under men’s single poomsae (24-29 years) and a bronze medal in a group event of the same sports. 

Being the only player representing the district during the SAG, he was warmly welcomed by the locals of Sandhikharka bazaar and people from the Newar community. 

Similarly, the Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) district chapter honored Shrestha amid a formal program in Sandhikharka. Speakers during the program lauded him for his feat during the mega sports event in South Asia. 

Meanwhile, Shrestha was also honored by District Taekwondo Association Arghakhanchi and Lanka Transport Service. President of Lanka Transport Krishna Bhushal during the program announced lifetime free transportation service to the gold winner Shrestha. 

After the program, Shrestha expressed happiness over receiving such a warm treatment from the people of his home district. “This has motivated me for more other feats,” overjoyed Shrestha said. 

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