Sunmaya secures third place in Transvulcania Ultramarathon in Spain

Kathmandu, May 12

Nepali ultra-runner Sunmaya Budha finished third in the Transvulcania Ultramarathon held in Spain.

Sunmaya completed the 72-kilometer ultramarathon on La Palma, a volcanic island located in Spain’s Canary Islands, in 8 hours, 20 minutes, and 31 seconds.

She finished only 18 minutes behind the first runner and 4 minutes behind the second runner.

Ruth Croft finished first in 8 hours, 2 minutes, and 49 seconds. Similarly, Ida Nielsen, who came in second, finished in 8 hours, 16 minutes, and 32 seconds.

The Transvulcania is one of the toughest races in the world.

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