Sri Lanka’s national champion Udaya Ranasinghe has been picked to lead the junior boys’ team to participate at the South Asian Junior Table Tennis Championship to be held at the Talkatora Indoor Stadium in New Delhi from 17 to 19 June.
Sri Lanka will send two boys and two girls teams for the event to be held in two age categories, the under-18 and cadet category (U-15).
Ruvini Kannangara will lead the girls team that consists of talented players.
These selections were made after the Table Tennis Association of Sri Lanka held intense trials over the weekend at S. Thomas’ Indoor Stadium in Mt. Lavinia.
Junior Boys Under-18; Udaya Ranasinghe (Captain), Krishan Wickramaratne, Dinesh Kavishka, Prasad de Silva.
Junior Girls Under-18; Ruvini Kannangara (Captain), Muthumali Priyadarshani, Ridhmi Karandanaarachchi, Chamathsara Fernando.
Cadet Boys Under-15; Virunaka Hendahewa, P. Dishanka, U. Tennakoon, Nimesh Ranchagoda.
Cadet Girls Under-15: Hansani Piyumila, Imasha de Silva, Thanushi Rodrigo.
Officials: Dilmini Direckze (Manageress cum lady chaperon.) W.A Buddasiri (head coach), Buddika Dikkumbura coach.