Sri Lanka to host Asian Under 16 Shuttle tourney
Asian Under-16 Junior Badminton Continental Championships to be held
in Colombo, Sri Lanka from August 3 to 9, 2009.
This is the first occasion in the 50 year history of Sri Lanka
Badminton that a continental championships has been awarded to Sri
China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea, Thailand, India, Vietnam, Iran,
Hong Kong, Japan, Philippines, Pakistan, Bhutan, Cambodia, Brunei, Laos
and Sri Lanka (17 Nations) will take part in this championships.
All matches will be played at St. Thomas College, Mount Lavinia
Badminton Courts while the Mount Lavinia Hotel will be the official
hotel for the visiting teams and officials.
Achini Ratnasiri and Upuli Samanthika will be the top seeds of Sri
Lanka’s Under 16 Badminton team.
The official launch of the International Website for the Asian
Under-16 Youth Badminton Continental Championships will be held under
the distinguished patronage of Minister of Sports and Public Recreation
Gamini Lokuge at Hilton Residences, Banquet Hall tomorrow evening.