ARIYADASA SILVA MEMORIAL ALL ISLAND OPEN BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 ENDS

The above tournament has successfully ended at the Mercantile Badminton Courts on yesterday 15 June 2016. The President of Sri Lanka Badminton and the Vice President of Badminton Asia Mr Suraj Dqandeniya grace the finals as the Chief Guest. The Vice Presidents of SLB Mr Parakramna Basnayake, Mr Palitha Hettiarachchchi, Mr Chamara Aluthge, Miss Luxmy Punchichewa and Mr Ravi Prasad grace the occasion as guests of honour.

Miss Thilini Hendaheha crowed as the Women’s Champion in the event. She beats Miss Achini Rathnasiri. Thilini Hendahewa won Triple Crown in this Tournament.

And a new Champion has emerged in the Men’s Singles. Master Ranthushka Sasindu the under 19 Champion became the Champion in Open Men’s Singles event beating then doubles champions partner Hasitha Chanaka.

The tournament has held for 5 days in MBA and SLB courts. Approximately 965 participants played 1100 odd matches under 33 categories. General Secretary of SLB Wing Commander Amal Dias thanked Chairman Tournament Committee Mr Prabath Senananyake, Chairman Tech Committee Mr Rohana De Silva, Deputy Referee Mrs Samanthi Nawarathne, Match Controller and VP of SLB Miss Luxmy Punchihewa and the Tech Officials for their untiring effort to make this tournament a success.

ARIYADASA SILVA MEMORIAL BADMINTON TOURNAMENT FINAL DAY PROGRAM

 

FINAL DAY PROGRAM 15 June  2016

1600 hrs      Under 15 Girls Singles Finals

1620 hrs      Prize Distribution

Under 11 Boys Singles QF And SF

Under 11 Girls Singles QF And SF

Under 13 Boys Singles QF And SF

Under 13 Girls Singles QF And SF

Under 15 Boys Singles/Doubles  QF And SF

Under 15 Girls Singles/Doubles  QF And SF

1630 hrs      Open Women’s Singles Finals

1650 hrs      Prize Distribution

Under 17 Boys Singles/Doubles  QF And SF

Under 17 Girls Singles/Doubles  QF And SF

Under 19 Boys Singles/Doubles QF And SF

Under 19 Girls Singles/Doubles  QF And SF

Men’s Singles/Doubles  Over 35 – QF And SF

Men’s Veterans Singles/Doubles  Over 40 – QF And SF

Women’s Veterans Singles/Doubles  Over 40 – QF And SF

Master Single/Doubles  Over 50 – QF And SF

Master Singles/Doubles Over 55 – QF And SF

1700 hrs      Open Men’s Singles Finals

1720 hrs      Prize Distribution

Family Mixed Doubles – QF And SF

Open Mixed Doubles – QF And SF

Open Women’s’ Doubles – QF And SF

Open Men’s’ Doubles – QF And SF

Open Women Singles – QF And SF

Open Men Singles – QF And SF

ARRIVAL OF CHIEF GUEST

1730 hrs      Under 15 Boy’s Singles Finals

1750 hrs      Prize Distribution

Men’s Singles/Doubles Over 35 – RU And W

Men’s Veterans Singles/Doubles Over 40 – RU And W

Women’s Veterans Singles/Doubles Over 40 – RU And W

Master Single/Doubles Over 50 – RU And W

Master Singles /Doubles Over 55 – RU And W

Family Mixed Doubles – RU And W

1830 hrs      Open Mixed Doubles Finals

1900 hrs      Prize Distribution

Under 11 Boys Singles/Doubles  RU And W

Under 11 Girls Singles/Doubles  RU And W

Under 13 Boys Singles/Doubles  RU And W

Under 13 Girls Singles/Doubles  RU And W

Under 15 Boys Singles/Doubles  RU And W

Under 15 Girls Singles/Doubles  RU And W

Under 17 Boys Singles/Doubles  RU And W

Under 17 Girls Singles/Doubles  RU And W

Under 19 Boys Singles/Doubles  RU And W

Under 19 Girls Singles/Doubles  RU And W

Open Mixed Doubles – RU And W

Open Women’s’ Doubles – RU And W

Open Men’s’ Doubles – RU And W

Open Women Singles – RU And W

Open Men Singles – RU And W

Singing of National Anthem 

 

ARIYADASA SILVA MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT

Due to large number of entries received for the tournament the Sri Lanka Badminton has decided to have the FINALS on 15 June 2016. All the other details remain unchanged.

RANKING LIST OF SRI LANKA BADMINTON IS PUBLISHED

Sri Lanka Badminton (SLB) publishes the ranking List of Juniors and seniors prior to the Ariyadasa Silva Memorial Tournament. Further the following facts are highlighted in relation to point system of SLB. Points will be given only to

  • Winner and Runner Up (if the number of entries is 08 or less than 08)
  • Winner, Runner Up and semifinalists (if the number of entries is 16 or less than 16)

NEWS RELEASE OF BWF 25-MAY 2016

TRIO GET RIO 2016 TRIPARTITE PLACES

 

The three Tripartite Commission Invitation places for badminton’s Men’s Singles competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games have been assigned by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

The players receiving Tripartite places are: Jaspar Woon Chai Yu (Brunei), Niluka Karunaratne (Sri Lanka) and Soren Opti (Suriname).

There were no allocations of Tripartite Places in Women’s Singles as none of the candidates met the required criteria of playing a minimum of three international tournaments. These three places have been returned to Badminton World Federation for reallocation.

The Tripartite Commission Invitation places are selected by the IOC to ensure maximum possible global representation in Olympic sports. World No.96 Niluka Karunaratne, No.284 Soren Opti and No.407 Jaspar Woon Chai Yu will join at least 38 other competitors in Men’s Singles.

 

 

 

NILUKA KARUNARATNE GOT SELECTED FOR RIO OLYMPICS 2016

The 15 times National Badminton Champion got selected to represent the Mother Land in Rio Olympics 2016 to be held in August 2016 through tripartite basis. This was confirmed by the Badminton World Federation on 15th May 2016. Sri Lanka Badminton (SLB) congratulates Niluka for his success.  This is the second consecutive Olympics which Niluka is waiting to represent the Mother Sri Lanka.

SUMMER SEASON BADMINTON TOURNAMENT 2016 ENDS WITH A HUGE SUCCESS

The above tournament was conducted in Nuwara Eliya from 28 April to 02 May 2016 in Municipal courts Nuwara Eliya.

Approximately 500 players in all age categories were participated in the tournament and nearly 620 Match have been players during 4 ½ days. The finals on 2 May 2016 were grazed by His Worship the Mayor of Nuwara Eliya Mr. Mahinda DodampeGamage.

The tournament was totally coordinated by two Vice Presidents of Sri Lanka Badminton Mr. Chamara Aluthge and Mr. Palitha Hettiarachchi and tournament committee Chairman Mr. Prabath Senanayake. The tournament Referee was Mr. Lakpriya Edirisinghe. The results of the main 5 events are as given below.

Men’s Single

– Champion  – Buwenaka Gunathilake

– Runner Up  – Sachin Dias

Women’s Single

– Champion   -Kavidi Sirimanage

– Runner up   – Thilini Hendahewa

Men’s Double

– Champion    – Buwaneka. G  / Sachin.D

– Runner up    – Hasitha .C / Rajitha .D

Women’s Double

– Champion   -Kavidi.S  /Thilini.

– Runner up  -Renu Chandriak /Oshadi

 Mixed Double  

– Champion     -Buwenaka / Kavidi

– Runner up    -Hasitha C. /Renu Chandrika

 

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BWF PRESS RELEASE on Thursday 5 May, 2016

PROVISIONAL LIST OF OLYMPIC QUALIFIERS PUBLISHED

 

Badminton’s much-awaited world rankings, following the end of the Olympic Qualification Period on 1 May, have been published.

Today’s (5 May 2016) Race to Rio rankings indicate the possible qualifiers for the Rio Olympics. However, the lists are provisional as several criteria have to be fulfilled, including the acceptance of National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of their quota places and the allocation of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Tripartite Commission Invitation Places. The final list of qualifiers will be published immediately after the deadline of 18 July 2016.

The final surge to qualify for the Rio Olympics saw some dramatic moments at the continental championships of Asia, Europe and Oceania last week, with some players managing to stake a claim for the Olympics thanks to inspired performances at the last qualifying event for Rio in their respective continents.

The full rankings can be found on the BWF website: www.bwfbadminton.co