Single Track team secured the first position on the first TAAN International Eco-Challenge held in Kathmandu on Saturday. In the event, a total of 21 teams participated and among them Single Track time managed by Dhanjit Rai completed the race comprised of 6.5-kilometer of running, 14.5-kilometer cycling and 7.5-kilometer rafting in 2 hours, 43 minutes and 37 seconds and succeeded.
Similarly, Tribhuvan Army Club ‘B’ of Nepal Army with the timing of 2 hours, 46 minutes and 59 seconds and El Yak Team with the timing of 2 hours 48 minutes secured the second and third position respectively.
Minister for Youth and Sports; Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation ,Ram Kumar Shrestha handed the cash prize of Rs 100,000 along with a trophy, gold medals and certificates to the single track team. Likewise, Shrestha handed over a purse of Rs 75,000, and Rs 50, 000 along with trophy, medals and certificates to the first and second runner-up teams.
TAAN organized the event with an aim of developing it as an international standard adventure sporting event in the country.