The annual badminton tournament for members of the Otters Aquatic Club was held at the club courts from February 15 to 17. A record number of entries were received and the President of the Badminton Association Parakrama Basnayake ceremonially opened the tournament proceedings. Main feature of this tournament was the large participation of family members who took part in most events at all age categories. Ladies participation was very encouraging and it was of great interest for spectators to watch some competitive matches played between them. The awards presentation was held yesterday at 7.00 p.m. at the club premises followed by a dinner for members.
Piyal Hewage of Otters Aquatic club lights the traditional oil lamp prior to the commencement of the annual badminton tournament for members. Also present are Parakrama Basnayake, President of the Badminton Association of Sri Lanka (left) and Suresh Silva, Vice President Otters Club (third left).
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