Lochana and Gayathri win three crowns each at Uva badminton | Sunday Observer

Lochana and Gayathri win three crowns each at Uva badminton

27 November, 2022

Lochana de Silva and Nadeesha Gayathri clinched triple crowns at the Uva Province Open All Island Badminton Championship conducted by the Uva Provincial Badminton Association under the auspices of the Sri Lanka Badminton last Sunday at S. Thomas’ College Indoor Sports Complex in Bandarawela, Gayathri beat Anjalee Jayasundara in the women’s Open final (21-12, 21-12) before teaming up with Kavindika de Silva to defeat Chamya Nirmali and Kethaki Wedamulla 21-12, 21-6 in the doubles final. Gayathri then clinched her third gold when she teamed up with Lochana to get the better of Hansa de Silva and Chamya Nirmali (21-12, 21-9) in the mixed doubles final.

In the men’s final, Lochana beat Jason Homer (21-18, 18-21, 21-12) and also bagged the men’s doubles title when he teamed up with Rashintha de Silva to beat Diniru Rashmitha and Lahiru Weerasinghe in straight sets (21-16, 22-20) before winning the mixed doubles with Gayathri to complete his triple.

(BP)

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