Bijay Gurung was born in Katthar, Chitwan and raised in Galfutar, Kathmandu. His family moved to Kathmandu when he was just 5 years old. His father is a Nepal Army personnel and his mother is a housewife. He has one sibling, an older brother.
Bijay started his basketball education as a 7th grader at the Valley Public School. He joined Gurukul College 2011 for his 10+2 education. But he missed basketball for 3 years following his 10+2 education. He joined Galfutar Youth Club 2017.
He was one of 14 kids chosen to take part in a two week sports exchange program at the US city of Washington. The two week basketball training program was organised by the Today’s Youth Asia in 2009.
He has been a school level coach for a while. He is currently coaching at the Manjali School. He is also a personal trainer for kids under the age of 18.
He is also responsible for running basketball training program “Galfutar Youth Camp since 2016”. Others involved in the youth training camp include team mates, Biraj Maharjan, Pushpa Raut, Pukar Nepal and Bikash Bohora.
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