Chamil and Madushika Carrom champions
Chamil Cooray and Madushika Kanchanamala won the men's and women's
singles titles in the 24th Federation Cup Carrom Championship which
concluded at the new carrom federation premises in Maharagama recently.
Chamil beat D. N. Fernando 25-7, 25-1 in the men's final without much
trouble while Madushika defeated Joseph Roshita after tough contest in
the women's final 25-16, 23-25, 25-23. Roshita came back strongly after
losing the first game 25-16 and won the second game. Madushika played
with all her skills in the third set to beat her opponent in an exciting
M. Sherifdeen and Chalani Lakmali secured the third place in men's
and women's singles events in order.
The tournament was continued for four weeks and record number of
entries were received for the women's tournament, numbering 115.
Altogether over 350 entries were received for the 24th Federation Cup
The next tournament will be the 44th National Carrom Championship
2012 and will commence from February 18.
Men's Singles Finals
Chamil Cooray beat D.N. Fernando - 25/07, 25/01
3rd place fight
M. Sherifdeen beat Viraj Fernando - 25/15, 25/22
Women's Singles Finals
Madushika Kanchanamala beat Joseph Roshita - 25/16, 23/25, 25/23
Men's Doubles Finals
D.N. Fernando and B. Wickramasinghe beat Ajith Chandrasoma with
Taranga Kelum - 25/15, 25/09
Women's Doubles Finals
Chalani Lakmali with Arosha Wickramasinghe beat Nethmi Umanga and
Buddhini Dias - 25/04, 23/25, 25/03
Mixed Doubles Finals
Chamil Cooray and Madushika Kanchanamala beat D.N. Fernando with
Yasika Rahubaddha - 25/22, 03/25, 25/15
Veteran's Singles Finals
Upali Premachandra beat Upali Perera - 25/04, 25/11