Dilshan Kariyawasam - wins three titles
BADMINTON: Sixteen-year-old Dilshan Kariyawasam, a Grade 11 student
of Ananda College, Colombo has displayed an outstanding performance by
winning the three titles in badminton for Ananda College after a lapse
of several years, in the All Island Badminton Championships concluded at
the Royal College Sports Complex recently.
He clinched the three titles, under-17 boys' singles, under-17 boys'
doubles with T. N. Gunasiri of Royal College, Colombo and under-19
mix-doubles with Gayani Perera of Anula Vidyalaya to take the badminton
Dilshan, a promising player, has taken part in international
badminton tournaments held in Nepal, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore,
China, South Korea and Indonesia.
He has been selected to participate in the World Junior Badminton
Championships to be held in Pune, India at the end of this month.
Ananda College won the Overall Championship for the second
Their coach Pushpakumara spared no pains in giving his shuttlers the
best training to win these championships.