Nepal’s Ajit Kumar Yadav has won the gold medal in the third Asian Youth Athletics Championship in Hong Kong. Ajit Kumar completed the 3,000-meter race clocking eight minutes and 30.32 seconds .
He is associated with the Armed Police Force ( APF) club. First runner-up Amit Jangir of India completed the race in eight minutes and 36.34 seconds while Gamil al- Hamati of Yemen finished it in eight minutes and 38.60 seconds to win the bronze, the National Sports Council (NSC) said.
China, Japan, Chinese Taipei, Kazakhstan, Iran , South Korea, host Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Uzbekistan, Indonesia, Bhutan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macao, Maldives, Philippines, Vietnam, Qatar are also taking part in the championship.
Nepal has defeated Malaysia in the third match held under the ICC U-19 One Day World Cup, Asia Qualifier Championship underway in Malaysia.