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Coach Deepika

Badminton credentials of Coach Deepika

As a player


Coach Deepika started her Badminton career at the age of 12 years and has learnt the game from a number of internationally renowned coaches. She is very much in love with the game and plays left handed.

Due to dedication, commitment and love towards Badminton has led her to the below mentioned accolades

Known as “Queen of Badminton” in Sri Lanka

Career highlight’s of Coach Deepika:

  • She was the Single Champion, Etisalat Open Badminton Championship in UAE 2012
  • She participate world senior Badminton championship in 2011 held in Canada BC Reached Ladies Doubles up to quarter Finals.
  • She represented   Sri Lanka women’s team for UBER CUP  1986,1988.1990,1992,1994 & 2000 held in India, Thailand, Hong-Kong, Singapore Malaysia and Netherland.
  • She has toured  America, Netherlands, China, Japan, Canada, Hong-Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia,Thailand, India, Singapore, Maldives and Nepal for Badminton tournaments.
  • She represented her school team at the age of 12 years.
  • She was the Junior National Champion of Sri Lanka in age of 19 years.
  • Triple Crown National champion in Sri Lanka.
  • Open National Singles winner 1985, 1987, 1988 & 1991
  • Played against Soviets (U.S.S.R.) won the single title.
  • Mercantile singles, doubles and mixed doubles Champion from 1985- 1990 and 1994- 1996
  • She won the all three events in Nationalises service, Track Master Open, Western Province Open, Ariyadasa Silva Memorial Open and Y.M.C.A. Open Tournaments in Sri Lanka.
  • Represented International John Player Tournament held in Sri Lanka 1987.


As a Coach


Over 12 years of experience in Coaching with school level in Sri Lanka.

Olympic Solidarity course (Basic –Level)-Merit

Successfully completed the Intermediate level Asian Badminton Confederation Conducted by Mr. Mohan Subramaniam in 2002.

Sri Lanka Coach for the Asian Junior Badminton Championship held in Japan 2000.

Sri Lanka Team Coach for the Coaching Training program held in China 2008

Coaches Training Programme 2001-Preliminary Grade

Coaches Training Programme 2002-Advance Grade

Coach Deepika is Internationally Accredited Official in Badminton with over 15 years experience in the areas of:


a)      Playing (International)

b)      Event Organizing (Head of Organizer Local)

c)       Conducting Tournaments (International & Local)

d)      Selection Committee (Sri  Lanka National Team)


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