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Thursday, 14 July 2016

SA Games dominates PoY nominees list

Posted by Anup Baral July 14, 2016 :
The 12th South Asian Games held in India earlier this year dominated the Pulsar Sports Award nominations as Nepal Sports Journalists Forum announced the list of players in male, female, youth and coach categories here today. Footballers Nawayug Shrestha and Bikesh Kuthu, Bikash Thapa of weightlifting, wushu player Rajesh Chaudhary and taekwondo player Bir Bahadur Mahara were shortlisted in the Player of the Year (Male) category, while wushuka Nima Gharti Magar, swimmer Gaurika Singh, judoka Phupu Lhamu Khatri, triathlon athlete Roja KC and taekwondo player Rejina Karki made it to the Female section nomination. The Pulsar Sports Awards female nominees are pictured in the backdrop during the announcement programme in Kathmandu on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. Photo: THT

The Pulsar Sports Awards female and coach nominees are pictured in the backdrop during the announcement programme in Kathmandu on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. Photo: THT Likewise, swimmer Singh and wushuka Gharti Magar also earned nominations in Player of the Year (Youth) category along with footballer Anjan Bista, cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane and judoka Manita Shrestha Pradhan. Bal Gopal Maharjan and Raju Kaji Shakya (football), Dal Bahadur Gurung (judo), Jagat Tamatta (cricket) and Prakash Maharjan (wushu) are nominated in Coach of the Year category. The NSJF has already announced the nominees in People’s Choice Award with cricketer Lamichhane, spiker Pratibha Mali, table tennis player Nabita Shrestha, lifter Tara Devi Pun and footballer Nawayug Shrestha in the race.

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