Tamileelam Challenge Cup Volleyball 2016 – Results

4ee083f2-d0aa-46e3-a8a9-4502eb8de579Canadian Tamil Youth Alliance’s Athletic Committee (CTYA) successfully held its third annual Tamileelam Challenge Cup Volleyball Tournament. This Challenge Cup Volleyball Tournament took place Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Woburn Collegiate Institute.

CTYA would like to congratulate and recognize all the participating teams. All 12 teams played with great team spirit and sportsmanship and made the 3rd Annual Tamileelam Challenge Cup Volleyball tournament an event to remember. This year’s finals showcased a great match between Machines and 6ixUp. After an extremely tight game, the Machines prevailed as the winners.

Awards for best players were presented; each one being representative of Tamil Eelam’s National symbols: Vaahai being the national Tree; Siruththai being the national animal; Karthigai poo being the national flower and Chenbagam being the national bird.

The Most Valuable Player award was awarded to Will Herrada from Machines. The Vaahai award was presented to the best setter of the tournament, Siva Vimalachandram from 6ix Up. The Chenbagam award was presented to the best defense of the tournament, Vinoth Pushparajah from Machines. The Karthigai poo award was presented to the player with the best sportsmanship which was Roshan Alisterosario from 6ix Up. Finally the Siruthai award was presented to Gopal Narasimhaiah for being the best striker of the series.

The Athletics Council of CTYA seeks to provide Canadian Tamil youth with an avenue to develop their leadership skills through athletics and recreational programs. The aim of this council is to educate through athletics, promote outstanding sportsmanship and build team spirit.






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