Sachin Dias

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Sachin Dias
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Dias at the 2019 Sudirman Cup
Personal information
CountrySri Lanka
Born (1996-07-18) July 18, 1996 (age 26)
Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka
Height181 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Years active2012-present
HandednessRight
Men's and mixed doubles
Career record123 wins, 90 losses
Highest ranking78 (MD with Buwaneka Goonethilleka 15 March 2022)
113 (XD with Thilini Hendahewa 8 March 2022)
Current ranking84 (MD with Buwaneka Goonethilleka)
132 XD with (Thilini Hendahewa) (2 August 2022)
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  Sri Lanka
South Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 2016 Guwahati–Shillong Men's team
Silver medal – second place 2019 Kathmandu–Pokhara Men's team
Silver medal – second place 2019 Kathmandu–Pokhara Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 2019 Kathmandu–Pokhara Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Guwahati–Shillong Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Guwahati–Shillong Men's doubles
Representing International Olympic Committee Mixed-NOCs
Youth Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Nanjing Mixed doubles
BWF profile

Sachin Premashan Dias Angodavidanalage (born 18 July 1996) is a Sri Lankan badminton player.[1] He won two silver medals and a bronze in singles and doubles at the South Asian Games.

Career

In his junior stage, Dias participated the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. He won a bronze medal in the mixed doubles discipline partnered with He Bingjiao.[2]

He later transitioned from singles to doubles. He partnered with Buwaneka Goonethilleka and won a bronze medal at the 2016 South Asian Games. They reached the semifinals in the 2018 Commonwealth Games but lost the bronze medal match to Goh V Shem and Tan Wee Kiong. They also won silver in the 2019 edition of the Games in Kathmandu.

In 2021, he won two titles at the Bangladesh International, with Goonethilleka in men's doubles and Kavidi Sirimannage in mixed doubles.[3]

In 2022, he and his partner, Thilini Hendahewa won Sri Lanka's first ever BWF World Tour title at the 2022 Odisha Open in the mixed doubles discipline.[4] He later represented the Sri Lankan team at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.[5]

Achievements

Youth Olympic Games

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Nanjing Sport Institute,
Nanjing, China
China He Bingjiao Thailand Mek Narongrit
China Qin Jinjing
21–16, 21–18 Bronze medal.svg Bronze

South Asian Games

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2016 Multipurpose Hall SAI–SAG Centre, Shillong, India India Prannoy Kumar 13–21, 16–21 Bronze Bronze

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Badminton Covered Hall,
Pokhara, Nepal
Sri Lanka Buwaneka Goonethilleka India Krishna Prasad Garaga
India Dhruv Kapila
19–21, 21–19, 18–21 Silver Silver
2016 Multipurpose Hall SAI–SAG Centre, Shillong, India Sri Lanka Buwaneka Goonethilleka India Manu Attri
India B. Sumeeth Reddy
12–21, 11–21 Bronze Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Badminton Covered Hall,
Pokhara, Nepal
Sri Lanka Thilini Hendahewa India Dhruv Kapila
India Meghana Jakkampudi
16–21, 14–21 Silver Silver

BWF World Tour (one title)

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[6] is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tours are divided into levels of World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[7]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2022 Odisha Open Super 100 Sri Lanka Thilini Hendahewa India Arjun M.R.
India Treesa Jolly
21–16, 22–20 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

BWF International Challenge/Series (two titles)

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2021 Bangladesh International Sri Lanka Buwaneka Goonethilleka India Bokka Navaneeth
India S S K Podile
21–15, 21–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2021 Bangladesh International Sri Lanka Kavidi Sirimannage India Pratik Ranade
India Akshaya Warang
21–15, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

References

  1. ^ "Sachin DIAS | Profile". bwfbadminton.com. Retrieved 2022-08-04.
  2. ^ "PressReader.com - Digital Newspaper & Magazine Subscriptions". www.pressreader.com. Retrieved 2022-08-05.
  3. ^ Desk, SportsCafe (2021-12-07). "Bangladesh International Challenge 2021 | Abhishek Saini wins men's singles title, downs Rithvik Kumar in final". SportsCafe.in. Retrieved 2022-08-05.
  4. ^ "සචින් සහ තිළිණි ඉන්දියාවේදී රන් දිනති – ඔඩිෂා විවෘත බැඞ්මින්ටන් තරගාවලිය | Divaina". divaina.lk. Retrieved 2022-08-05.
  5. ^ Premach, Jagath; ra (2022-08-05). "ශ්‍රී ලංකා බැඩ්මින්ටන් ක්‍රීඩකයෝ අණසක පැතිර වූ CWG 7 වැනි දිනය". ThePapare.com. Retrieved 2022-08-05.
  6. ^ Alleyne, Gayle (19 March 2017). "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  7. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.

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