Seven Nepali Athlete Who Proved ‘Nepali le Chance Payo Vane Garcha’

We all know that we Nepali have talent but we don’t get proper chance to show it and our Prime Minister acknowledged it and claimed ‘Nepali le chance payo vane garcha’ and actually he is not wrong here is the name of some players/athletes who proved him right.

7) Gaurika Singh

Gaurika Singh is one of the famous names in Nepali sports. She has held many national records since beginning her swimming career at the young age of eight. She has set the record of winning 4 gold medals in a season of the South Asian games held in Nepal (2019) She won two silver and three bronze medals for swimming at the 2016 South Asian Games. She also participated in the 2016 Summer Olympics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as the youngest Olympian, representing Nepal in the Women’s 100m backstroke.

6) Mira Rai

Mira Rai is a Nepalese trail runner and sky runner. She has participated in many international competitions and has won numerous awards. She was the winner of 2017 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year. She was a child soldier during the Nepalese Civil after the war ended as minor, she was ineligible for integration into the Nepal Army and was subsequently discharged.

5) Pratima Sherpa

Pratima Sherpa is Nepal’s first female professional teen Golfer. At the age of 19, she has the necessary skills & talent to become the first female golf pro in Nepal. Pratima was born and bought up in a small shed which is inside the Royal Nepal Golf Club of Nepal. Growing up seeing the golf game she realized golf is her passion.

4) Sabitra Bhandari

Sabitra Bhandari is a star of Nepali women’s football team who plays as a forward for Gokulam Kerala FC in IWL and for the Nepal women’s national football team. She played for APF Club in Nepal and she became the best women striker of south Asia at the age of 20. She has now played in Maldives and India. she won two league titles in India and her dream remain of playing for a European club.

3) Kiran Chemjong

Kiran Chemjong is a Nepali footballer who plays as a Goalkeeper for TC Sports Club and Nepal national football team. Chemjong graduated from the ANFA Academy and joined the Machhindra Football Club. Since then he has joined the clubs like Minerva and TC sports and showing excellent performance.

2) Sandeep Lamichhane

Sandeep Lamichhane is a Nepalese cricketer who plays for the Nepalese national team. He is right-arm leg spin bowler and has played for Twenty20 franchise sides across the world, including the Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League (BBL), and the Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League. He was first Nepali Player to play in a foreign league like IPL.

1) Rohit Chand

Nepali footballer Rohit Chand Thakuri poses for a portrait with a MVP player award and trophy after winning Indonesia’s Liga 1 in Jakarta. Courtesy: Rohit/facebook

Rohit Chand Thakuri is a professional Nepalese footballer who plays as a midfielder for Liga 1 club Persija Jakarta and the Nepal national team. During his teenage years, Chand was heavily linked with European clubs such as Arsenal, Tottenham, and Lille. With his excellent performance, he helped Persija Jakarta in winning the league and he was adjusted as Most valuable player of the league that year.

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