NNIPA Award: Biraj and Aruna Best


Kathmandu: Former national football team captain Biraj Maharjan and national women’s volleyball team captain Aruna NNIPA have been declared the best players.
In the 16th edition of the NNIPA Sports Awards organized by the Nepal National and International Sportsmen’s Association (NNIPA), Biraj was declared the best player for men and Aruna for women. Both received Rs. 1 lakh in cash.
NNIPA has been organizing awards every year for the best players of 27 different sports. Out of the same best, 1/1 award has been given to women and men.
Similarly, young badminton players Prince Dahal and Usuki Nima Ghartimagar, who topped the world junior rankings, were declared emerging players. Both received 50/50 thousand. Himal Tomata of Triathlon and Parvati Gurung of Taekwondo received Rs 50,000 each.
The best athletes of 27 sports affiliated to the Nepal Olympic Committee (NOC) were honored. The best players have been honored on the basis of the recommendation made by the concerned association as the sports competition was affected in 2077 BS due to Kovid-19.
Among the honorees are Gyanu Awale of Archery, Kiran Singh Bogati of Athletics, Sadina Shrestha of Basketball, Sushma Tamang of Boxing, Rajesh Magar of Cycling, Anita Karki of Fencing, Kasmira Shah of Golf, Vishal Basnet of Handball, Anjana Chand of Hockey, Rohanni Knitnak of Gymnastics There is Suman Tamang.
Similarly, Sumitra Rai of Judo, Safal Ram Shrestha of Skika, Anubhav Subba of Swimming, Krishna Thapa of Shooting, Nageshwar Tharu of Kabaddi, Santu Shrestha of Table Tennis, Abhilasha Bista of Tennis, Kamala Shrestha of Weightlifting, Nima Ghartimagar of Usuki and Suresh Chunara of Wrestling are excellent. The best players each received 10,000.
Palesha Gobardhan, who competed in the Mercury Olympics, was awarded the Best Mercury Athlete. She received 10,000 in cash. Athletics coach Pushparaj Ojha was honored with Rs 35,000 in cash from Gajraj Adarsh ​​Sports Personality. Similarly, sports journalist Himesh Ratna Barjacharya of Kantipur Daily was awarded NNIPA Sports Journalism Award with a cash prize of Rs 25,000.


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