The 17th National Swimming Tournament under the First Lumbini National Championship will kick off at Satdobato Swimming Complex from Sunday.
Altogether 123 swimmers from five development regions including Nepal Army and Nepal Police will compete in two-day event, informed Nepal Swimming Association (NSA) president Ashok Bajracharya.
According to the NSA, the best simmers will be selected from this tournament for the up-coming 17th Asian Games that will be held in South Korea.
The association will select four each swimmers from male and female sections in the preliminary phase.
The tournament is being organised by NSA under National Sports Council (NSC) calendar. This is last tournament under the First Lumbini National Championship.
Altogether 33 sports tournaments were included in the Championship.