Nepal is set to participate in the Ozawa Cup International Karate Tournament scheduled to be held in America from April 2 to 5, 2015.
Altogether, over 30 nations will have participation in the tournament. Manita Shrestha is presenting Nepal, said Nepal Shotokan Karate Association (JSKA) general secretary and head coach Shyam Sherpa said.
Similarly, Shrestha is also scheduled to participate in the Spring Camp in Japan from April 9 to 13, 2015.
Shrestha had won bronze medal at the WKKF Karate World Cup 2010 in Japan and also won gold medal at the WTKO Karate Championship 2013 in Switzerland.
Minister for Youth and Sports Purusottam Poudel and Nepal Shotokan Karate Association’s president Bisnu Bahadur Karki jointly bade farewell to Shrestha amidst a function in Kathmandu on Tuesday.