Kathmandu, December 28, 2016: Sita Sen, who ran 5000m race barefoot in the ongoing Seventh National Games has received assistance from Sirish Gurung.
Olympic athlete Gurung had provided her with a sports bag, track-suit, T-Shirt, shoes and five thousand rupees of cash.
She had run barefoot as she couldnâ€™t afford to buy a pair of sports shoes. Originally from Gulmi district, she has been participating marathon race since she was studying in class 9. She is currently in 12th class.
Though she couldnâ€™t win any medals, she had completed the race.