Cinnamon Grand emerged runners-up in the Travel Trade Badminton Tournament which concluded at the S. Thomas’ Sports Complex at Mount Lavinia on September 4.
Nineteen teams from various companies in the industry took part in the event. Cinnamon Grand B team’s strong performance warranted the team to qualify for the final. But despite a strong battle, Walkers Tours emerged winners.
The Cinnamon Grand team comprised Indika de Silva (Capt.), S.M.T. Samaranayake, Chandika Jayarathne, Shanika Rajakaruna and Kavindu Keshan.
Cinnamon Grand’s A team also competed in the tournament and came up to the semi-final stage. It was a match against Walkers that made them loose their footing. This team included Darshana Dissanayake (Capt.), Rasika Mendis, J.K.A. Mahendra, Sunethra Samarasinghe, Vishadini Fernando and A.N.D. Almeida.