Sri Lanka Badminton National Champion became the Champion in 32nd Brazil International Open Tournament held on 12 March 2017. Sri Lanka Badminton wishes him for his success. He is scheduled to participate in France Open scheduled on 30 March 2017
The Selection Committee Sri Lanka Badminton at a meeting held yesterday 13 March 2017 has decided to invite the following players to face trials in respect of selecting the team for the Sudirman Cup to be held in Australia in May 2017.
MEN – WOMEN
RANTHUSHKA SASINDU / KAVINDI ISHADIKA
HASITHA CHANAKA / THILINI HENDAHEWA
BUWENEKA GUNETILLEKE / LEKHA SHEHANI
SACHIN DIAS / CHANDRIKA De SILVA
DINUKA KARUNERATNE / ACHINI RATHNASIRI
CHAMIKA KARUNERATNE / BUTHMI GALAGAMAGE
NILUKA KARUNERATNE / DILMI DIAS
R.S.DAHANAYAKE / UPULI WEERASINGHE
BUWENEKA GUNETILLEKE / KAVINDI SIRIMANNEGE
SACHIN DIAS / THILINI HENDAHEWA
SUPUN LAKRANGA / CHANDRIKA De SILVA
ARUNA SENEVIRATNE / AMALI AMERASINGHE
NILUKA KARUNERATNE / ACHINI RATHNASIRI
DINIKA KARUNERATNE / UPULI WEERASINGHE
R.S.DAHANAYAKE / HASINI AMBALANGODAGE
HASITH CHANAKA / DILMI DIAS
BUWENEKA GUNETILLEKE & KAVINDI ISADIKA
SACHIN DIAS & THILINI HENDAHEWA
DINUKA KARUNERATNE & NADEESHA GAYANTHI
HASITHA CHANAKA & CHANDRIKA De SILVA
Players are to Note the following and action as applicable.
a) TRIALS WILL BE HELD ON 3rd / 4th / 5th / 6th & 7th April 2017
b) TRIALS WILL COMMENCE AT 8:30 AND CONTINUE TILL EVENING UNTIL THE DAYS SCHEDULE IS COMPLETED.
c) PLAYERS SHOULD CONFIRM THEIR AVAILABILITY TO FACE TRIALS BY 28th MARCH IN WRITING. ANY PLAYER WHO FAILS TO CONFIRM SHALL BE DROPPED.
d) IF ANY PLAYER CONFIRMS AND THEN FAILS TO APPEAR FOR TRIALS SUCH PLAYER WILL BE SUBJECTED TO DISCIPLINARY ACTION
e) A MEETING OF THE PLAYERS TO BRIEF THEM ON THE TRIALS FORMAT WILL BE HELD ON 28TH MARCH TUESDAY AT 6:00 PM. ATTENDANCE COMPULSORY
Entries to be sent to : Tournament Secretary, Sri Lanka Badminton Association, Maitland Place, Colombo 7.
SLB will Commence its Trial Practice Session with an Indonesian coach from 26 Feb to 2 March 2017. Only limited number of players will, be called for these sessions as follows.
26 Feb to 2 March 2017 – 0700 -1000 hrs and 1500 1800 hrs
SLB Office will call the players and inform dates and times by tomorrow. (25 Feb 17)
Out of nine candidates following have been selected by a Special Board appointed by the General Committee of SLB for the above course to be held in Nepal from 5th – 15th March 2017.
SLB wish to call applications from the SLB Coaches and players for the above course. The SLB take following into consideration when selecting coaches for the above course. (only 5 will be selected)
a. Coaching Qualifications :-
b. Playing Qualification :- (current ranking)
c. Coaching experience :-
i. Coaching in a reputed institution
ii. Privet Coaching
d. Education Qualification :-
Therefore Self made application including above with certified copies of the certificates be handed over to SLB Office by 1700 hrs 15 February 2017.
Selection criteria will be published in the web once finalized.
The Executive Committee of the SLB has decided to postponed the “Premasiri Halambage Memorial Open Badminton Championships” scheduled to be held from 23-26 February 17 in Ambalangodas due to the request of the host affiliate Southern Province Badminton Association.
Fresh dates of the tournament will be notified later.
Another successful Shuttle Time Program was finished on 2 February 2017 at Blue Rose Special School Kandy under the guidance of SLB and the assistance of Dr Nimal Kariyawasam.
As usual Mr Pradee Welagedar was the Head Coach and Tutor of this program too. SLB wishes to thank every one engaged in this project.
Sri Lanka Badminton will conduct COACHES EDUCATION COURSE – 2017 (LEVEL II)
# DATES – 10th to 12th February 2017
# VENUE – SLB / HQ
Course Coordinator – Mr. Rohana De Silva
COURSE CONDUCTED BY-
PAVITHRA ABEYSIRIGUNAWARDANA / BIMAL KOTHALAWALA
# FOR 40 MEMBERS ONLY
# Course Fee. = Rs 15,000/= (Lunch, morning/evening Tea, T Shirt, notes and stationary will be provided)
If, selected as per the criteria published, money to be paid by 6 February 2017 to SLB.
Entry closing date — 1200 hrs on 1 February 2017. (entry form can be downloaded or can be collected from SLB Office.
(Wg Cdr Amal Dias)
SRI LANKA BADMINTON