Lankan Badminton team for Indonesia | Daily News

Lankan Badminton team for Indonesia

The National Badminton Team that is due to leave for Indonesian Capital Jakarta, on 20 Aug 2018 with the officials From L to R Tony Wahyudi (Coach), Nishantha Jayasinghe (President), Maxwell  de Silva (N O C Secretary) Prince Cooke (Manager), Sachin Dias (player), Bownaka Gunathilake (player), Kavindi Ishandika (player), Thilini Hendahewa (player).   (Pix by Kalutara Central Special Corr. - H L Sunil Shantha)
The National Badminton Team that is due to leave for Indonesian Capital Jakarta, on 20 Aug 2018 with the officials From L to R Tony Wahyudi (Coach), Nishantha Jayasinghe (President), Maxwell de Silva (N O C Secretary) Prince Cooke (Manager), Sachin Dias

Sri Lanka National Badminton team, comprising six players, is due to leave Sri Lanka for Indonesia on Aug 20, to take part in the 18th Asian Games which are due to be held from Aug 18 to September 2 at Indonesian Capital Jakarta, the Sri Lanka Badminton Team Manager Prince Cooke, told ‘Daily News Sports’

“Our team has very talented and -experienced playes. I'm quite sure our team will win medals and bring honour and fame to the country“ said Cooke at a discussion held at Kalutara, recently.

“We are due to play Individual games on 23 Aug and Individual Matches are to start on Aug 18 and Team championships are due to begin on 20 Aug 2018,” he further said.

Asian Games the second largest multi-sporting event, after the Olympics, is held once in four years and the most talented and experienced athletes from all the Asian countries take part in this world famous athletic event.

 


 

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