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Dhondupling wins the first Tibetan women’s basketball tournament against tuberculosis
Phayul[Monday, July 08, 2019 16:28]
By Tenzin Sangmo

Clementown Team - Winner of the 1st Tibetan Women's Basketball Tournament Against TB
Clementown Team - Winner of the 1st Tibetan Women's Basketball Tournament Against TB
DHARAMSALA, July 8: Dhondupling Tibetan settlement (Clement town) won the first Tibetan women’s basketball tournament against tuberculosis held in Dharamshala from July 2-6.

The team defeated the Kathmandu team from Nepal with the final score of 30-25 on the 84th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Central Tibetan Administration’s (CTA) Finance Kalon Karma Yeshi, the chief guest at the event, presented the award to the winner and runner up teams.

Ngawang Oetso from Clementown team won the best player title while Suja team was awarded the fair play team of the tournament.

Three teams from Dharamsala and one from Bylakuppe also participated in the tournament.

The tournament was organized by the Department of Health, CTA, in collaboration with Tibetan National Sports Association (TNSA) and was funded the Dalai Lama’s Charitable Trust.

The first Tibetan men’s basketball tournament against TB was held in 2017 by same organizers along with the Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) to create awareness about tuberculosis and other health issues affecting Tibetan community in exile.

“I first heard of a possible women’s basketball tournament while at Dharamshala in 2017 and thought we could form a strong women’s team, after having seen the girls in the settlement play head-to-head with boys,” said Tsukputh, the young coach of Clement town, who along with the Assistant Coach Ngawang Choeying, led the team to victory.

“The winning sort of compensated for the loss Dhondupling Football Club (DFC) experienced at the final match of 25th Gyalyum Chenmo Memorial Gold Cup (GCMGC) in June,” the coach added.

The girls were given a huge welcome today by the settlement office, parents and members.

The third Tibetan men’s basketball tournament against Tuberculosis will be held in October in Bylakuppe.

Tuberculosis remains one of the biggest health menaces in the Tibetan community.

A study published by Johns Hopkins Medicine in December 2018 said the school-based screening for TB disease and infection conducted in eleven schools in the state of Himachal Pradesh between April 2017 and March 2018 by Zero TB in Tibetan Kids project’s found that nearly one in five Tibetan refugee schoolchildren has tuberculosis infection.

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