Prime Minister Deuba congratulates badminton player Dahal
KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has congratulated Prince Dahal on reaching the top spot in the world rankings for men's junior released by the World Badminton Federation.
Deuba congratulated 19-year-old Dahal through his social media account on Thursday and wished him all the best for the future. Dahal has risen to the top for the first time with 10,500 points, according to the Federation's men's junior rankings.
विश्व ब्याडमिन्टन महासंघले जारी गरेको पुरूष जुनियरतर्फको विश्व वरियतामा शीर्षस्थान हासिल गर्न सफल हुनु भएकोमा १९ वर्षीय प्रिन्स दाहाललाई हार्दिक बधाई तथा आगामी दिनको लागि शुभकामना व्यक्त गर्दछु । pic.twitter.com/MSf47AqBMV
— Sher Bahadur Deuba (@SherBDeuba) January 13, 2022
According to the rankings, Justin Hoh of Malaysia is in second with 9,590 points. Similarly, Malaysia's Fajrik Mohammad Rajif is in third place with 6,925 points.
This is the biggest success that a Nepali junior badminton player has achieved in the history of the badminton sport of Nepal. The World Badminton Federation publishes the rankings of junior and senior players from around the world every week.
Dahal is currently a Grade 11 student of Pinnacle College in Lagankhel, Lalitpur.