McLarens undisputed champs for 3rd successive year
McLarens with 328 points emerged Overall Champs for the 3rd successive year, at the 35th Mercantile Inter Firm Badminton Team Championship 2018, concluded at the Mercantile Badminton Association Headquarters courts recently.
The team set a record when they scooped up 9 championships across 32 Divisions. This has been the highest number of championships won by any team at the MBA tournament.
There were 224 teams from 97 institutions competing across 32 Divisions. McLarens won the Men's & Women's 'A' Division, Men's & Women's 'B' Divisions, Men's Veterans 'A' Division, Women's Veterans, Mixed 'B' Division, Men's Masters, and Men's Veterans 'C' Division. In addition to this outstanding achievement, the teams managed to secure other divisional podium finishes. Mixed 'A' and 'B' Divisions and Men's 'B' Division finished as Runners-up. Finished 3rd in Men's 'A' Division and Mixed 'C' Division and 4th in Mixed 'A' Division, Men's Veterans, Women's 'A' Divisions.
Experienced skills displayed by players in the calibre of Sachin Dias, Thilini Hendahewa, Subash J. De Silva, Naduni Prabashini, Pradeep Welagedera, Kaushali H. Dissanayake, Lanil Yatawara, E.M. Chandrathileke and Dulshan Alahackone were instrumental in McLarens' success.
The victorious McLarens shuttlers