Nepal Police Club (NPC) has clinched the title of the 13th National Judo Championship held under the First Lumbini National Championship held in the capital on Sunday.
Police has won six gold medals and five bronze medals to clinch the title of the tournament held at the Bahuudesye Marshal Art Center in Naya Bazzar.
Runner-up Kathmandu won three gold, two silver and three bronze medals while Armed Police Force finished third with two gold medals.
However, APF bagged best player awards in both men’s and women’s sections. Khem Bahadur Thapa was adjudged the best player in the men´s section and Devika Khadka in the women´s section.
NPC’s Umesh Thapa was declared best player in men’s while Army’s Lila Adhikari in women’s section. The award winning players received Rs 1,000 each.
Altogether 120 players from 18 teams including 15 district teams and three departmental teams have participated in the tournament organised by Nepal Judo Association with the coordination of National Sports Council.