Jhapa, January 6, 2017: Ultra Marathon runner Mira Rai has been felicitated with 28 lakh rupees amidst a programme organized in Damak on Thursday.
Successful to make establish Nepalâ€™s identity in the international ultramathon sports, around a half dozen organizations from the UK had handed over her with the cash amount.
Rai is also nominated for Peopleâ€™s Choice Award in the Adventurer of the Year by National Geographic.
A resident of Bhojpur, Rai is a former Maoist guerilla, who had chosen athletics after getting disqualified from the Comprehensive Peace Accord.
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