Province 1 level Badminton Competition kicks off today

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The province no 1 level badminton competition has started at Myanglung in Tehrathum district from Thursday. 
 
The Tehrathum Badminton Association organized the event with an objective to promote the sports in the district considering its growing charm among the youths. 
 
Myanglung Municipality Chief Sanjaya Kumar Tumbahamphe inaugurated the event where altogether 32 teams from Dhankuta, Sankhuwasabha, Bhojpur, Sunsari and Morang are participating. 
 
The 16 teams comprising players above 45 years will play under veteran category. 
 
The winners will take home a cup, certificate and cash prize worth Rs 40,000, according to the Association's Chairperson Narayan Lal Shrestha. 
 
Similarly, the first runner up receives Rs 25,000 in cash prize and second runner up would bag Rs 15,000, the organizers said. 
 
This is the biggest badminton competition held in the district after four local sports enthusiasts helped build a covered hall in their locality, the organizers claimed. RSS 

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