Table Tennis: Nepal wins gold medal
KATHMANDU, Jan. 21: Nepal has won the gold medal in the 20th World Veterans Championship (Table Tennis) 2023 held in Muscat, Oman. In the men's over-45 group held today on Saturday, the pair of Nepali players Rajendra Dulal and Rakta Manandhar won the gold medals by defeating the pair of Indian players Rajnish Khatavkar and Amrit Anil Modi by 3-2 sets.
Coach Anita Maharjan informed from Muscat, that the Nepali pair defeated the Indian pair by 11-7, 11-7, 8-11, 6-11, and 11-9. Dulal informed that the presence of Nepali Ambassador Dornath Aryal and Nepali players in Oman increased the morale of Nepali players.