The selection of Badminton in Central Region for 7th National Sports Competition that will be held in Eastern Region started on Wednesday at Lalitpur.
26 Women and 69 Men badminton players are expected to participate in the selection phrase.
In the inaugural day of the tournament held at International Sports Complex, Lalitpur’s Caron Maharjan, Dipesh Shakya, Shining Maharjan, Bhim Bahadur Thapa, Prakash Shrestha from Sindhupalchowk, Ramesh Shrestha, Bijaya K.C from Dhanusha, Dhading’s Hari Gotame, Santosh Shrestha from Dolakha, Rewati Karki from Makwanpur, Barun Kumar Dahal from Mahottari, Bhupal Rana from Sarlahi entered in the second round by defeating their opponents.
The program was inaugurated by Jiban Ram Shrestha, President of Nepal Olympic Committee. NSC Member Birendra Shrestha, President of Badminton Association Ramji Bahadur Shrestha, coordinator of the Central Regional Sports Development Committee duo, Umesh K.C and Narayan Gamala were present in the inaugural day.