Pokhara, October 21
The ninth National Games held in the Gandaki province has been concluded last night in the presence of thousands of people at Pokhara Stadium.
At the concluding ceremony, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba handed over the flag of the 10th National Games to the Social Development Minister of the Karnali province, Yagya Bahadur BC.
Earlier, the 115th board meeting of the National Sports Council had decided to hold the next edition of the event in Karnali after two years.
The province has got the responsibility to organise the 10th National Games from November 17 to 24, 2024.
The concluding ceremony was marked amid grand fanfare along with cultural programmes, processions, marches and others, which was attended by thousands of people at Pokhara Stadium.
Over 6,000 players took part in 36 sports in eight districts of the Gandaki province during the ninth games.
Tribhuvan Army Club of Nepali Army topped the medal tally with 172 gold medals and became the champion of the tournament. The army won 371 medals including 172 gold, 110 silver and 89 bronze in 36 games. In the last seventh and eighth national games too, the same team emerged as the champions.