December 10, 2023
In a farewell program at the Olympic Building, Nepal Olympic Committee President Jeevan Ram Shrestha extended best wishes to the participants of Nepal Weightlifting Association namely Jeevan Gautam (Coach), Ram Sunder Shrestha ( Team Manager), and Sagar Bhandari (Athlete). Invited by the Qatar Weightlifting Federation, the participants will compete in the IWF Grand Prix II, a crucial Paris Olympic Games 2024 qualification event in Doha from December 4th to 14th, 2023.
Mr Sagar, poised for this international challenge, received a send-off full of national pride and support. President Jeevan Ram Shrestha expressed confidence in their abilities, and the nation eagerly anticipates their success on the global stage.
In the program Vice President as well as Executive Director of NOC Chaturananda Rajvaidya, President of Nepal Hockey Association Mr. Anil Sharma, President of Nepal Rafting & Canoeing Association NRCA Mr.Rajiv Shrestha, President of Nepal Weightlifting Association Mr. Ram Krishna Shrestha, NOC Executive Secretary Mr.Sujan Lal Shrestha & Nepal Weightlifting Association Family was present.