Pushpakumara guides young hopefuls
By M. Shamil Amit
K.S. Pushpakumara

K.S. Pushpakumara a past Badminton player says that Good Governance by Apex body that control Badminton will see Sri Lanka doing well in the years to come.

Pushpakumara who is an old Anandian is an accredited Badminton coach with diploma in Badminton Coaching from the National Institute of Sports in Patiala India in 1992-93.

Pushpakumara further went onto say that Sri Lanka has much more potential to bring forth world class badminton players than what she develops today he further said that scientific and professional coaching and exposure to frequent international tournaments will help future and present Badminton players. He also said that their must be more than 100% commitment from players.

Pushpakumara has a lot of experience in coaching he has coached the Sri Lanka national teams in 96, 97, 2000, 2002. He was responsible for developing Sri Lanka team to beat Singapore in the Thomas Cup in 1996 in Auckland.

At a time when Ananda Badminton was not doing well in 1998 he took over the coaching and took them on to win several titles. (SI)

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