Kathmandu, October 8
Arika Gurung has secured a silver medal in karate in the ongoing 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.
Gurung, who had reached the finals in women’s 68-kilogram category, lost to 19-year-old lost to Sofya Berultseva of Kazakhstan.
Despite this, Gurung has become the first Nepali athlete to win a silver medal in karate at the Asian Games, securing Nepal’s second medal of the games. Earlier Nepal won a bronze medal in kabaddi.