Photos: Santosh Rai, Nepal Cycling Association \\ Video: Nishant Shah
The first Ra.Khe.Pa XCO MTB Championship in Nepal flagged off on 13th January on the Hattiban Hills in Pharping Kathmandu. Checkout all the action from the forest.
Video: Nishant Shah
The Elite men had to pull up 9 Laps of the 3.85 Kms power churner of a course. The dry track saw a few riders fighting for traction in some bits.
The Elite Women racers had to pedal out 6 laps of the 3.85 Kms course. Hattiban trails were at a relaxing 20°C till the race fight began! With every racer belting it for the win, the competition was tough.
WINNER: Narayan Gopal Maharjan (KTM)
2nd: Okesh Raj Bajracharya (TAC)
3rd: Pratap Thapa (TAC)
WINNER: Laxmi Magar (Nuwakot)
2nd: Manju Khadka (TAC)
3rd: Roja K.C (KTM)
1. Rakesh Manadhar : President of Commissaire Panel (PCP)
2. Ajay Narshing Rana: Technical Delegate (TD)/ Assistant President of Commissaire Panel (APCP)
3. Rajiv Chand : 80% Commissaire
4. Chakshu Bikram Malla: Secretary Commissaire
5. Sailendra Dangol: Start/ Finish Commissaire
6. Manish Maharjan: Field Commissaire