Nepal Boxing Association (NBA) has felicitated four boxers with cash award for their achievement in the national and international arena midst a function in the capital on Monday, February 11, 2019.
The boxing association has honoured four boxers – Tribhuvan Army Club’s Bimala Shrestha, Punam Rawal, Nepal Police Club’s Diwana Sherma and Army’s Sushil Thapa - with Rs 25,000 each.
Bimala had won bronze medal at the first India International Men’s and Women’s Championship 2018 in Women’s 54kg weight category while Punam had also won bronze medal in Women’s 60kg weight category in the same Championship.
Similarly, Sushil and Diwana were adjudged the best players in Men and Women sections, respectively, at the Bir Ganeshman National Boxing Championship 2019.
Army’s Sushil had defeated Armed Police Forced (APF) Pradip Maharjan to win gold medal in Men’s 49kg weight category while Police’s Diwana Sherma won a gold medal in Women’s 48kg weight category defeating Province 5 Sushila Thapa.