POKHARA, June 8 -- Yukesh Gurung and Sushmi Shrestha have been adjudged the best players of the TVS Apache Pokhara Sports Award in Pokhara on Friday.

In the award ceremony held at the Nepal Sports Journalist Forum (NSJF) Gandaki Province, paraglider Gurung and full contact karate's Shrestha were named the best players of men's and women's categories respectively.

Gurung cast aside paraglider Rupak Nepali and squash's Amrit Thapa to win the award. He was rewarded with a TVS Apache bike. Gurung was part of the Nepal paragliding team who won the bronze medal in the 18th Asian Games. He was able to win Nepal the medal after the team was behind by a lot of points. He also won the gold medal in the Eighth National Games.

In women's category,...