Table tennis Olympics qualification being held for first time in Nepal

Kathmandu- The South Asian table tennis qualifier matches for the Paris Olympics are to be held in Nepal. The Olympics is taking place in July. The qualifier matches taking place for the first time in Nepal will be held from May 13 to May 15. Table tennis chief coach Rajendra Kapali said 20 players from Nepal, Bangladesh, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be competing in the qualifiers. India has already been selected before this as it is ranked among the top eight countries in the world ranking. Two male and two female players from each country will be playing in the qualification matches. Among them, one male and one female player from each country would be selected to play in the Olympics Games to be held in Paris of France. The qualifier matches will be conducted at the Lainchaur-based National Table Tennis Training Centre. The Nepali players competing in the qualification matches are Sanyog Kapali, Syantu Shrestha, Nabita Shrestha and Ivana Thapa.

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