Dilshan, Lekha best shuttlers
Colors winners (From left) Thilini Promodika, H D Lekha
Shehani, Chamika Karunarthne and Dilshan kariyawasam
Dilshan Kariyawasam of Ananda College, Colombo and H D Lekha Dilshani
of Our Lady of Victories Convent, Moratuwa was adjudged as the Most
Outstanding School Badminton players of the the year 2010 to receive the
DSI-AVI Schools' Badminton Colors. The awards ceremony was held at the
Kularatne Hall, Ananda College recently. Sri Lanka Schools' Badminton
Association (SLSBA) in association with D Samson & Sons (Pvt) Ltd
organized this annual event with the blessings of Sri Lanka Badminton
Association to give recognition to schools' shuttllers.
Awards were considered on those who excelled in Age category
tournaments, Junior Nationals, National Schools' tournament and
International tournaments during the year 2010. SLSBA's effort to
appreciate School Badminton coaches, Masters in charge and Zonal co-ordinators
by presenting awards was a remarkable achievement at the ceremony. It
was great to see them dedicate time and energy to uplift the sport. More
than 300 budding shuttlers received awards for their performances and
the impact of such assessment will greatly support in making future
national and International champions. The past Committee Members of the
SLSBA was also felicitated at the colors ceremony.
Western Province Deputy Education Director Upali Amarathunga was the
Special Guest at the award ceremony.
Addressing the gathering on behalf of the sponsors, General Manager
Marketing DSI, Rohan Somawansa praised the organizers for a well
organized show they have put on. He further revealed their willingness
to work on a five-year plan with SLSBA to develop school badminton.