My dear officials of Srilanka Badminton, officials of Srilanka Army n Police n security, The referee deputies and all technical officers.
Dear players, coaches parents n guests,
Ladies and gentlemen, I thank you for this incredible honor for being made me chief guest again!
Today, we gather not just to celebrate the inauguration of the li Ning International Challenge badminton tournament in Galle Sri Lanka but also the spirit that drives us all for this beautiful game.
Badminton is more than a sport; it’s a testament to dedication, perseverance, and the pursuit of excellence. As athletes, you are faced with victories ,challenges, defeats, and countless hours of hard work. Yet, here we are, united by our passion for the game.
Behind every match, every victory, there are untold stories of sacrifice and resilience. Our coaches, families, and teammates have been pillars of support, shaping us into the players we are today.
Let’s not forget the fans, whose cheers echo in our hearts. Your enthusiasm fuels our determination on the court. We play not just for ourselves but for the shared love of this beautiful sport.
In this journey, we’ve learned that success is not solely measured by trophies but by the character we build, the friendships we forge, and the impact we leave on the badminton community.
As we stand here, let’s appreciate the collective effort that elevates badminton to new heights. Let’s continue to inspire each other, push boundaries, and strive for greatness.
Thank you to everyone who has been a part of this incredible journey of SLB.
Here’s to the love of badminton and the shared pursuit of excellence.
May our shuttlecocks fly high, our rallies be intense, and our passion for the game never waver.
Cheers to badminton!” thank you very much for being here today.
I wish you only the best n thank you all again n may god bless us all!
Rohan De Silva
Sri Lanka Badminton