Sri Lanka at the 2010 Asian Games

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Sri Lanka at the
2010 Asian Games
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg
IOC code SRI
NOC National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka
in Guangzhou
Competitors 104 in 24 sports
Flag bearer Mithun Perera[1]
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Asian Games appearances (overview)

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

Archery[edit]

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

Men
Women

Athletics[edit]

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

Men
Women

Badminton[edit]

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

Men
Women

Baseball[edit]

[5]

Sri Lanka made its Asian Games debut in Baseball.

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

Beach Volleyball[edit]

Sri Lanka sent 2 men and women beach volleyball teams.

Men[2]
Women

Boxing[edit]

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

Cricket[edit]

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.[7]

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.[7]

Roster

Cycling[edit]

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

Road[edit]

Men
Women

Golf[edit]

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

Gymnastics[edit]

Sri Lanka sent 2 male gymnasts.[6]

Artistic[edit]

Men

Kabbadi[edit]

Women

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

Karate[edit]

Sri Lanka sent one male karate athlete.[6]

Men

RJ Edward

Rowing[edit]

Sri Lanka sent only 2 rowers for the Asian Games.[10]

Men

Rugby sevens[edit]

Sri Lanka's men's team consisted of 12 players.[11]

Sailing[edit]

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

Men
Women

Shooting[edit]

Sri Lanka sent 4 male shooters.[6]

Men

Squash[edit]

Sri Lanka sent a delegation consisting of men's squash team.[12]

Men

Swimming[edit]

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

Men
Women

Synchronized swimming[edit]

Taekwondo[edit]

Sri Lanka sent 2 competitors for taekwondo.[6]

Men

Table tennis[edit]

Sri Lanka sent 2 paddlers.[6]

Men
Women

Tennis[edit]

Sri Lanka sent 3 male tennis players.[6]

Men

Weightlifting[edit]

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

Wushu[edit]

Sri Lanka sent only one wushu competitor for the event.

Men

References[edit]