Champions, Dietmar Doering (left), Mitzuku Hirooka (centre) and Lalith Priyantha pose after the finals

Veteran table tennis player Lalith Priyantha created a sensation at the recent All-island Veteran’s Table Tennis Tournament held at the S. Thomas’ College gymnasium in Mount Lavinia by winning a triple crown.

He emerged the winner in the men’s singles event and then teamed up with Dietmar Doering to win the men’s doubles event. He bagged his third title when he partnered Japanese national Mitzuku Hirooka in the mixed doubles.