Ramada Colombo emerged champions in the Mens’ Team event of the Travel Trade Sports Carrom Championships 2015, at the third tournament held at the Galadari Hotel “Tulip” PDR, last Saturday.
In the men’s team championship where 11 teams participated, Ramada Colombo dethroned the 2013 and 2014 winners, Mt. Lavinia Hotel in the semi-finals and went on to beat SriLankan Airlines in the final 3/0.
In the women’s singles where 20 participated, the new winner was Shereen Pietersz from George Steuarts Travels, who beat L.D. Dehani from SriLankan Airlines 10/7 in the final. In the play off for third place, Nimanthi Kodituwakku (Mt. Lavinia Hotel) beat Niluka Damayanthi (The Sands Waskaduwa.)
In the women’s doubles, where nine pairs participated Mt. Lavinia Hotel managed to retain the title via Nimanthi Kodituwakku and L.D. Dehani, beating G.H.S Priyadarshani and Irandi M. Pathirana of SriLankan Airlines 25/1.
Mens Team Championship Results at a glance.
Galadari Hotel beat Classic Travels 3/0; Ramada Colombo beat Citrus Waskaduwa 2/1; Exotic Holidays beat Walkers/Whittalls 3/0, The Sands Waskaduwa received a W/O from Green Holidays; Mt. Lavinia Hotel beat Galadari Hotel 3/0; Ramada Colombo beat Tangerine Beach 2/1; Exotic Holidays beat Kingsbury 3/2; SriLankan Airlines beat The SandsWaskaduwa 3/1.
Semi-finals: Ramada Colombo beat Mt. Lavinia Hotel 3/0; SriLankan Airlines beat Exotic Holidays 3/2.
Final: Ramada Colombo beat SriLankan Airlines 3/2.
The Ramada Colombo team comprised, W.S.P.F. Jayasuriya, R.P.S. Pradeep Kumara, Amila Samayawardena, J.K. Gamage, S.H.D.L. de Silva and R.M.T. Jayalath.
The tournament was conducted by a team from Sri Lanka Carrom Federation, headed by Mrs. Rohini Mathiasz and was Co-Sponsored by Galadari Hotel for the third year in succession. (LW)