KATHMANDU,June 25 : Nepali athlete Hari Rimal on Wednesday claimed gold during the 91st Malaysian Open Athletics Championship being held at Kangar in Perlis, Malaysia.
Rimal of Tribhuvan Army Club claimed gold in men´s 5000 m race. Other Nepali runner Gopi Chandra Parki of Armed Police Force (APF) secured second position in the same event, states a bulletin of National Sports Council.
Meanwhile, medium distance women runner Kanchi Maya Koju secured silver in women´s 5000 m race. Similarly, Dil Maya Karki finished women´s 400m heats in fourth position while Keshari Chaudhari ended up fifth in women´s long jump final.