Ruvini and Uthpala win a TT double each
Ruvini Kannangara and Uthpala Pushpakumara of Musaeus College,
Colombo completed a double each at the St. Johnís Sports Club, Nugegoda
organised Western Province Junior Ranking Table Tennis Championship-
2007 worked off at the S. Thomasí College Indoor Stadium, Mount Lavinia
a few days ago. Kannangara collected her double by winning the girls
under 10 and 12 singles titles.
In the girlís under 10 final she comfortably beat Thanuri Gayara (Visakha
Vidyalaya, Colombo) 11/04, 11/01 and in the under 12 final Ruvini
defeated Kawshalya Wimalaweera of Sumangala Balika Vidyalaya, Panadura
Uthpala accumulated her double by winning girlís under 15 and 18
singles. In the under 15 singles she beat her school mate Ruvini
Kannangara 11/07, 11/08, 07/11 ,11/09 and in the under 18 event
Pushpakumara beat Kasuni Dilshani (Devi Balika Vidyalaya, Colombo)
11/09, 11/09, 12/10.
Ruvini Kannangara current top seed in the girlís singles under 10
event was adjudged the most outstanding player of the tournament.
She also has won the all island under 10 Girls singles crown for the
last two years at the open table tennis championships conducted by the
Table Tennis Association of Sri Lanka.
u Under 21 girls singles : A. C. K. Udugama (Devi Balika Vidyalaya,
Colombo) beat Kasuni Dilshani (Devi Balika Vidyalaya, Colombo) 04/11,
11/09, 11/09, 11/06
u Under 21 boys singles: Sahanaka Ganegoda (Royal) beat Buddhika
Walagampola (Royal) 09/11, 09/11, 11/09, 11/05, 11/02
u Under 18 boys singles: Buddhika Walagampola beat Sahanaka Ganegoda
13/11, 11/08, 11/06
u Under 15 boys singles: Samitha Abeyratna (Royal) beat Dushan
Ranathunga (Isipathana) 11/13, 11/07, 11/05, 11/09
u Under 12 boys singles: Kulanaka Asel Hendahewa (Royal) beat
Sandeepa Rathnayaka (Royal) 11/05, 11/08
u Under 10 boys singles: Abdur R. Azeez (Royal) beat M. P.
Chamathpriya (Royal) 11/07, 11/05
u Under 08 girls singles: Chamathsara Divyanjalee (Girlís High
School, Mt. Lavinia) beat Hiruni Wijetilaka (Girlís High School, Mt.
Lavinia) 11/08, 11/02
u Under 08 boys singles: Amjad Majeed (Royal) beat Tharin Munasinghe
(Royal) 11/04, 11/03
Chamara Dushmantha Fernando a former national table tennis champion
of Sri Lanka was the chief guest at the prize distribution ceremony with
Rajiva Wijetunga, President TTASL and Ajith Gamage, Secretary TTASL as
the guests of honour.