Rashila Tamang becomes the first Nepali trail runner to win Asia Trail Master

Rashila Tamang

Kathmandu, December 3

Nepali trail runner Rashila Tamang has won the Asia Trail Master race held in Indonesia.

Tamang came in first in the 77-kilometre women’s category completing the race in 12 hours 25 minutes and 52 seconds. She is the first Nepali to win the race.

Belgium’s Vanja Cnops came in second finishing the race in 12 hours 32 minutes 16 seconds while Angelie Cabalo of the Philippines came in third. Cabalo the race in 14 hours 3 minutes 37 seconds.

Rashila Tamang has recently excelled in international ultra races, consistently achieving podium finishes. She recently finished second in The North Face Malaysia Mountain Trail Festival 2023.

She has participated in, won, or finished on the podium at events like the Everest Marathon, Mustang Trail Race, Annapurna 100, Panch Pokhari Trail Race, and Jiaozi Mountain Crossing in China.

Additionally, she has demonstrated her prowess in global competitions like UTMR in Switzerland.

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