February 16, 10:00 am

"IT'S Bad To" (ITUM Staff Badminton Tournament) 2022 organized by the Staff Welfare Society was successfully held on the 16th of February 2022 at the indoor stadium of ITUM. As the honored chief guests of the event, Mr. Sachin Dias and Ms. Thilini Hendahewa, the badminton mixed double champions of Sri Lanka, who made our country proud and victorious by winning the gold medal in badminton mixed double at ODISHA Open 2022 recently held in India took part to witness the badminton skills of the ITUM staff. More than 30 staff members participated as contestants in the tournament, and everyone enjoyed the event to the maximum. With the support of two referees from UOM, Mr. Lakmal & Mr. Pavithra the contestants were randomly divided into 4 teams with 7-8 participants for each team. Opponent teams had to play five matches including one women's double, two men's doubles, and two mixed doubles matches. The director of the institute also participated as a contestant, and they were able to secure the championship under the great leadership of Mr. Kajaharan. Mr. Amjath and his team became the 1st runners-up while Mr. Sanjaya and his team became the 2nd runners-up. No matter what, as we expected at the end of the day everyone won because everyone enjoyed the event, the hidden talents were discovered, and new friendships were developed among the staff of the ITUM.