MillenniumIT teams excel at Mercantile Badminton championships

The women's team of MillenniumIT emerged champions after beating HDPL at the recently concluded Mercantile 'E' Division badminton tournament. Having entered the tournament for the first time, the team, led by Marina Samaratunga and comprising Kesara Amaradasa, Bhagya DeSilva & Kulaly Thiruchelvam decisively beat their opponents and walked away with the championship trophy.

Meanwhile, the MillenniumIT Men's B team, comprising Nilanka Diyabalanage, Dulindra Wijethilake, Kalpa Gamage, Suhan Dharmasuriya, Avantha De Silva, Supun De Silva and Sudantha Athauda reached the semi finals after beating HDPL men's team. They lost to Airport And Aviation in the semi finals.

Team A won against Richard Pieris and GSK and  lost to IBM in the qualifying rounds.

"This is the first time that MillenniumIT has taken part in the Mercantile Badminton tournament" said Nilanka Diyabalange. . "We would like to thank the management of MillenniumIT for giving us this opportunity and for supporting us throughout the tournament."

From left - -Dhammika Gunaratne, Nilanka Diyabalanage, Marina Samaratunge, Bhagya De Silva, Kesara Amaradasa, Suhan Dharmasuriya, Nadith Pathirage, Dulindra Wijethilake