Nepali Taekwondo referee Dipendra Dhakal has been promoted to the second class international referee in the Kyorugi category. The referee committee of the World Taekwondo promoted Dhakal. He is the Tribhuvan Army Club referee.
It took him four years to get the promotion. Dhakal has moved up a level based on the points he got for participating in the taekwondo ranking competition and refresher course. At least eight points is required to move from the third level to the second level. Dhakal participated in eight World ranking competitions and two refresher courses and scored 10 points.
He had obtained the referee license from the 104th international taekwondo referee seminar in China.
Dhakal was declared as the West Judge in the Royal Spanish International Open Taekwondo Tournament 2022.