Former star shuttler and family on top
A former national champion and Uber Cup shuttler, Sriyani Deepika
Pieris of the Union Bank of Pakistan and her family emerged the winners
of the Dulux Family Fun Game Championship of the Mercantile Badminton
Association (MBA) at the Fingara Town and Country Club. This was
sponsored by CIC Paints (Pvt) Limited.
The Pieris family beat Anuraji de Silva of SriLankan Airlines and his
family 2-1, while in the event for families without children, Sujith
Wijetunga also of SriLankan Airlines and his family beat Channa
Suriyabandara of Seylan Bank and family 2-1.
Meanwhile, the Mercantile Open Championships also sponsored by CIC
Paints will be worked off from September 6 to 10 at the Royal College
Sports Complex and SLBA courts. The events to be staged are - Men's and
Women's Singles and Doubles, Mixed Doubles, Men's Over-40 Veteran's
Singles and Doubles, Women's Veterans Over-35 Singles and Doubles,
Masters (Over-50) Singles and Doubles.
Entries close on August 21 and the draw takes place on August 31.