Sanjay Foundation felicitates volleyball playersFormer national women's volleyball skipper Binita Budathoki and former national team member Chandra Bahadur Kunwar received a cash prize of Rs30,000 each.
Sanjay Memorial Foundation on Thursday felicitated two volleyball players in recognition of their significant contribution to the sport.
Former national women's volleyball skipper Binita Budathoki and former national team member Chandra Bahadur Kunwar received a cash prize of Rs30,000 each along with a letter of appreciation. Foundation President Niroj Maskey and National Sports Council Member Secretary Ramesh Silwal presented the prize to the duo.
Budathoki, who is also the captain of the Nepal Armed Police Force (APF) Club, led the national team to bronze medal in the 2006 and 2013 South Asian Games. She also won the beach volleyball bronze at the 2019 South Asian Games.
Kunwar, meanwhile, was a member of the national team from 2013 to 2016, when he participated in the South Asian Games.
"This felicitation, the first in my two decade-long career, will definitely inspire me to do better in future," said Budathoki.
Members of the AVC Central Zone Women's Championship gold medalist volleyball team and the Post's sports correspondent Prajwal Oli were also feted during the ceremony. Oli recently won the best columnist award at the global AIPS Sports Media Awards.