Prasad best TT player at National Games | Sunday Observer

Prasad best TT player at National Games

27 August, 2023
Prasad Silva the best player receiving his award from Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena at the opening ceremony of the National Sports Games in the presence of Sports Director General Dr Shemal Fernando

Prasad Silva the talented paddler who has represented Sri Lanka was named Best Table Tennis Player at the National Sports Games which concluded yesterday at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo.

The table tennis events were held at the Kandy Municipality Indoor Stadium and Prasad who is employed at Emjay International at Teldeniya entered the Games performing well at both the Nationals and Mercantile meets while he also had the opportunity to perform at international meets.

“I think I have a long way to go and I am very keen to continue in this sport and my aim is to be the National champion very soon and bring honour to the country,” said Prasad.

He married Dewmini Weerasena who is also a TT player and success at the National Sports Games was memorable for him after entering wedlock.

“TT is my passion and Dewmini and I hope to continue in it for as long as we can,” said Prasad.