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Dinuka and Hasini shuttle champions

Dinuka Karunaratna and Hasini Ambalangodage emerged open men’s and women’s champions at the Western Province Platinum ranking one Badminton tournament concluded at the S. Thomas Gymnasium Mt Lavinia recently.

Dnuika the experienced National shuttler beat 19 year old Viren Netasinghe from St Peter’s College Bambalapitiya in the finals in two straight sets 21/7, 21/13 while Hasini defeated Hasara Wijeratna in a three setter game to win the women’s open singles. Hasiini Ambalangodage won the first set 21/17 but she lost her second game 12/21. However youth Olympic shuttler Hasini Ambalangodage used her experience to win the final set 21/19 to clinch the title .

Sachin Dias and Buwaneka Gunathilleka won the men’s doubles by defeating Deegayu Kahatapitiya and Lakinda Ranaweera 21/15, 21/14 . Sachin Dias together with Thilini Hendahewa the number one mixed doubles pair lost the final against Hasitha Chanaka and Kavidi Sirimannage and this was the major upset of the tournament. The number one seed Thilini Hendahewa and Kavidi Sirimannage won the women’s doublers defeating veteran Chandrika de Silvas and Thanushi Ratnayake

Western Province Badminton Association conducted this tourament successfully and a few foreign shuttlers also took part in this event. Rohan de Silva the President of Sri Lanka Badminton was the chief Guest and gave away the awards . Mohan Wijesinghe the President of WPBA and senior officials were present on this occasion

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