Sri Lanka at the 2010 Asian Games

Sri Lanka participated at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

Sri Lanka at the
2010 Asian Games
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg
IOC codeSRI
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka
in Guangzhou
Competitors104 in 24 sports
Flag bearer Mithun Perera[1]
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Asian Games appearances (overview)

ArcheryEdit

Sri Lanka sent 5 archers for the multi-sport event including 3 men and 2 women archers.[2]

Men
Women

AthleticsEdit

Sri Lanka sent 21 athletes for the competition.[2]

Men
Women

BadmintonEdit

Sri Lanka sent 4 badminton athletes including 2 men and women for the event.[2]

Men
Women

Beach VolleyballEdit

Sri Lanka sent 2 men and women beach volleyball teams.

Men[2]
Women

BoxingEdit

Sri Lanka was scheduled to send 7 boxers (6 men and 1 women), but 3 men boxers withdrew from the competition. The 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medalist Manju Wanniarachchi also withdrew due to injury.[2]

Men
Women

CricketEdit

Sri Lanka men's cricket team was eligible to participate in the competition as it was the first instance that cricket was included in an Asian Games event.[5]

Despite the absence of main cricketing nation, India, Sri Lankan team was ranked at 4th place and couldn't able to receive any medal at the cricket competition.[5]

Roster

CyclingEdit

Sri Lanka sent 2 cyclists for the event.[6]

RoadEdit

Men
Women

GolfEdit

Sri Lanka sent 4 golfers, all men.[6]

GymnasticsEdit

Sri Lanka sent 2 male gymnasts.[6]

ArtisticEdit

Men

KabbadiEdit

Women

However, according to the official Olympic Committee website, Kabbadi was not listed as a sport being competed by Sri Lanka.[6]

KarateEdit

Sri Lanka sent one male karate athlete.[6]

Men

RJ Edward

RowingEdit

Sri Lanka sent only 2 rowers for the Asian Games.[9]

Men

Rugby sevensEdit

Sri Lanka's men's team consisted of 12 players.[10]

SailingEdit

Sri Lanka sent 4 sailors for the Asian Games including 3 male sailors and a woman sailor.

Men
Women

ShootingEdit

Sri Lanka sent 4 male shooters.[6]

Men

SquashEdit

Sri Lanka sent a delegation consisting of men's squash team.[11]

Men

SwimmingEdit

Sri Lanka sent 2 swimmers for the multi-sporting event.

Men
Women

Synchronized swimmingEdit

TaekwondoEdit

Sri Lanka sent 2 competitors for taekwondo.[6]

Men

Table tennisEdit

Sri Lanka sent 2 paddlers.[6]

Men
Women

TennisEdit

Sri Lanka sent 3 male tennis players.[6]

Men

WeightliftingEdit

Sri Lanka sent 2 male weightlifters as a part of the 2010 Asian Games.[6] However the team will not include Suresh Peris or Chintana Vindange medal winners at the 2010 Commonwealth games.

Men

WushuEdit

Sri Lanka sent only one wushu competitor for the event.

Men

ReferencesEdit