Khetan Sports Foundation

Khetan Sports Foundation is a start-up for Promotion and Development of Sports culture in Nepal. This foundation is started by Mr. Vikash Khetan who himself is a Badminton Player/Umpire. He is currently pursuing his Masters (MBA) degree in Sports Management from Symbiosis International (Deemed University) under Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences, Pune, India.

His main achievements include: –

•Completed Level 1 Umpiring course in Badminton from Pune, Maharashtra, India (2016)
•Line Judge in Yonex Sunrise India Junior International (2016 & 17)
•Organised Monsoon Basketball Tournament at Sports Authority of India (2017 & 18)
•Line Judge in Yonex Nepal International Series (2018)
•Venue Operations for Khelo India Youth Games, Pune, Maharashtra, India (2019)
•Line Judge in 13th South Asian Games, Pokhara, Nepal (2019)
•Internship at 13th South Asian Games, Pokhara, Nepal (2019)

Nepal is lacking behind in sports from its neighbouring countries and looking at this scenario he along with his foundation want to make a significant mark by sharing his knowledge and skills which he learnt on and off field throughout his journey and wants to educate the youth and citizens of Nepal by conducting Seminars, Activities & CSR’s on how sports plays an crucial role in one’s life.

His dream is to see youth of Nepal participating & bagging medals at Olympics in future.

The mark which he has achieved today is because of his hard work and passion towards sports in guidance by his teachers and mentors who helped him throughout his journey.

He says, Mr. Uday Aryal (BWF certified International Line Judge) helped him with his umpiring skills and also crediting Sir for giving me exposure to face the crowd in the Badminton Fraternity across Nepal & Asia. His also added, Mr. Deepak Thapa (Rio Olympics – Badminton Line Judge) has also held him in this journey.

Both the mentors have help him to boost up his confidence on and off court. Currently he is following the trend of “Stay Home, Stay Safe” caused by COVID-19 in which all the Umpires and Players of Nepal Badminton Association are helping him by sharing Videos of drills and challenges which is helping us create awareness among people.

Through this trend the foundation came into view and all players and umpires are coming together to support him in this Initiative.

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