Thilini, Chandrika win silver
Sri Lankan women’s doubles pair Chandrika de Silva and Thilini
Jayasinghe won a silver medal at the Iran International Badminton
championship which concluded in Tehran, Iran.
Sri Lanka’s top seeds Chandrika and Thilini lost the final to
Malaysian pair Yan Lu Lim and Mosalitha Baharum in straight sets 21-12,
21-15. Meanwhile the in the men’s doubles event Karunaratne brothers
Diluka and Dinuka managed to win the bronze medal. They lost to
Malaysian duo Abdul Latif and Wontan Mavan in the semis.
Earlier in the singles Niluka lost the Malaysia’s top seed Abdul
Latif in the semi final after beating Pakistan Wajid Ali in the
Sri Lankan shuttlers are expected to participate in the Thomas - Ubar
Cup Badminton Championships which is scheduled to be played from
February 18-24 in Vietnam.