Dietmar Doering

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Dietmar Doering

Dietmar Doering is the founder of the Asian-German Sports Exchange Program.

Biography[edit]

Doering was an amateur national coach for the table tennis team of Sri Lanka and utilised the sports events as a medium for encouraging peace in Sri Lanka for a long time.[1][2][3]

Sri Lanka tsunami[edit]

Doering and his students performed a memorable service for Sri Lanka to help with the devastation caused by the 2005 tsunami by importing goods and medicines directly from Germany, goods that were worth more than US$ 5 Million.[1][2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kanagasingam, Rajkumar (December 6, 2005). "German hamlet of Asia". Sri Lanka Daily News. The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd. Retrieved 2007-12-14. 
  2. ^ a b Kanagasingam, Rajkumar (January 19, 2005). "A visit to the tsunami-swept North". Sri Lanka Daily News. The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd. Retrieved 2007-12-14. 
  3. ^ a b Jayasinghe, Hiran Priyankara (December 9, 2007). "Attacks lead to tourist hotel closure". The Sunday Times Online. Wijeya Newspapers Ltd, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Retrieved 2007-12-14. 
  4. ^ Mohamed, Ranee (December 9, 2007). "Political hooliganism that devastated Doering". The Sunday Leader. Leader Publications (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka. Retrieved 2007-12-14. 

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