“CoAS Trophy 2068” Kicks Off

1. The “Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Trophy 2068” kicked off at the Army Headquarters ground on Sunday. Director General of Military Training, Major Gen. Ram Bahadur Gurung gave the welcome speech followed by a march past from the athletes. The Inter – Division Sports Competition includes athletics, football, volleyball, and basketball. 2. Altogether eight teams of the Nepalese Army – all six division headquarters, Special Force ( No 10 Brigade ) and the Supporting Arms ( Engineering and Artillery directorate ) are competing in the event. The winning team will receive the CoAS Trophy during the Army Day later in the year. 3. On the first day, Pte Durga Devkota of Valley Division Headquarters won the women’s 100 m setting a new army record of 14.18 seconds. CoAS Gen Gurung gave away certificates and medals to the winners of the Sunday’s events. 4. Ex CoAS, Military Attachés, Chiefs of the Security Forces, officials from the Sports Council, Ex and serving generals, and other high ranking officials of Nepalese Army were present at the ceremony.