Bhutan lost her first match to the Maldives by nine wickets, today. Bhutan’s Under-19 Boy’s Cricket team is in Thailand for the Asian Cricket Council Under-19 Challenge Cup. Bhutan won the toss and chose to bat first. The team made 46 runs all out for 20.3 overs while Maldives made 47 runs for 1 out in 9 overs.
Team Zimdra is the winner of this year’s veteran football tournament. The final match was played between Team Zimdra against team Gagdhey 11 at the Changlimithang football stadium, yesterday. Team Zimdra defeated team Gagdhey 11 two goals to one.
Team Tertons FC won the first Futsal Club Championship after defeating Druk Star FC. The final score stood at five goals to one. The team topped the table with 17 points. They received a cash prize of Nu.50,000 along with a trophy.
In the final of Inter-Departmental Football Tournament, that was played yesterday, Samtse Police Team defeated Dorokha Team with two goals to one.
The National Boxing Championship in Gelegphu has entered its semi-finals. The finals are slated for Monday. The Championship saw 94 participants from the RBA’s ninth wing.
Yeatoeh Lhamo Penjore, 22, has received a medal of appreciation from the World Bodybuilding and Physique Federation. She has been honoured for being the first Bhutanese woman at the World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship in Hungary.
It has only been men taking part in body building championships at international and national levels, so far. Now, for the first time, a Bhutanese woman who happens to be a school teacher is participating in the World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship in Hungary in November.
Coinciding with the Fifth coronation anniversary of His Majesty the King yesterday, a basketball tournament was organised by the Dzongkhag Sports Association in Haa.
The prizes for the Army Welfare Project’s second Royal Wedding Anniversary Golf Tournament were awarded, yesterday. The prizes were given away by Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay.
Chimi Rinzin and Pema Dorji accompanied by Coach Dorji Phurba are representing Bhutan at the 6th Asian Air Gun Championship in Tehran, Iran. The team has been in Tehran since October 16 and will be there till tomorrow.