On the occasion of Olympic Day 2018 Nepal SAMBO Federation organized 5th National SAMBO tournament. The event was held at Marshal Art Hall located at Nayabazar, Kathmandu, Nepal on June 22 2018. The opening of the event was done by Olympian Mr. Umesh Maskey.
The tournament participants included members of Nepal SAMBO Federation and other players from 16 districts of Nepal. In different categories players ranging from 20 to 90 Kgs took part in the event.
The closing ceremony and prize distribution ceremony was held in presence of Mr. Keshav Kumar Bista, Member secretary of National Sports Council, Nepal. He presented his appreciation towards Nepal SAMBO Federation for organizing such a tournament. Similarly, the chief guest for the closing ceremony was Mr. Krishna Kumar Tamang, Advisor, Nepal SAMBO Federation and Former A.I.G. He expressed his gratitude towards the organizers and the event itself during his speech.