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Gateway College wins All Island Badminton Championship

The young shuttlers of Gateway College, Colombo emerged as Champions in the Under 14 category at the National Schools’ ‘B Division’ Badminton Championship conducted recently.
The Gateway College team did remarkably well against the much fancied teams from S. Thomas’ College, Mt. Lavinia, President’s College, Maharagama and Dharmapala Vidyalaya, Pannipitiya to reach the semi finals. At the semi finals, Gateway College overcame stiff competition from Maristella College, Negombo to sail through to the finals winning 5 games to 2. The finals against Lyceum International School, Wattala also witnessed a rally of hard fought games with both teams giving their best. However, the boys from Gateway College, Colombo emerged winners with a score of 5 games to 2 in a keenly contested final encounter. Badminton as a sport has come a long way at Gateway College and the performance of the U14 boys no doubt hold out much promise for the future success of the sport.

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