Palesha Goverdhan Creates History, Qualifies for Paris Paralympics

March 17, 2024
Palesha Goverdhan

Palesha Goverdhan has made history as the first Nepalese para-athlete to directly qualify for the Paralympic Games. She secured her place at the Paris Paralympics, scheduled for August 2024, by winning a gold medal in the women’s 57 kg K44 taekwondo competition at the Asian Paralympic selection event held in China.

Goverdhan’s path to victory included a decisive win over Iran’s Leila Mirzae in the final match. This triumph follows her previous outstanding performances, including two wins at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics and a historic bronze medal at the 4th Asian Para Games.

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Yukesh Chaudhary

Yukesh Chaudhary is the CEO and Founder of Niriv, The parent company of The Ditible. He writes on sports news and trends, He has been writing sports news from 2021 and has been writing here.

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