Table tennis Nationals in Kegalle | Sunday Observer

Table tennis Nationals in Kegalle

25 July, 2021

The Junior National Table Tennis Championship and the 74th National Table Tennis Championships will be conducted by the Table Tennis Association of Sri Lanka (TTASL) at the Kegalle Municipality Indoor Stadium in August.

The Junior championship will be held from August 20 to 22 while the National championship will be held on August 28 and 29 at the same venue.

Closing date for entries will be August 7 for Juniors and Seniors to be sent to DMGS Kumara, Secretary, Tournament Committee, 95/14, Hewaheta Road, Talwatta, Kandy.

The events to be conducted for juniors are as follows:

Boys and girls, singles in the under-10, 12, 15 and 18, boys and girls doubles in the under-18 category and under-18 mixed doubles.

Events to be conducted in the main Nationals are for men and women Open singles, men’s and women’s Open doubles and mixed doubles.

Draw for the two events will be held on August 15 at the Community Centre in Borella (Opposite General Cemetery) at 11.30 a.m.

All matches will be played in accordance with the laws of table tennis as sanctioned by the ITTF.

The championship will be conducted on a knock-out basis for all events. The result will be decided on the best of three games in the qualification round and the main competition will be decided on the best of five games into the finals.

Players will be seeded according to their rankings of the TTASL as at February 20, 2021. An individual player cannot participate in more than two singles age group events.