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Sporting Achievements Honoured at UOK Colours Awards Ceremony
Written by Editor    Sunday, 27 January 2013 08:20    PDF Print Email

 

 

The Colours Night of University of Kelaniya was held on 24th of January, 2013. This was the 2010/2011 Colours Award Ceremony and was held at the Commerce & Management Faculty Auditorium.

The Chief Guest of the event was the Vice Chancellor of University of Kelaniya, Prof. Sarath Amunugama and a panel of distinguished guests consisting of the Chairman of the Sports Advisory Board, Prof. Sarath Kulathunga, Deans of the five faculties, Registrar, Director of Student Welfare and Acting Director of Physical Education graced this ocassion.

The evening commenced as per tradition with the lighting of the oil lamp and a spectacular traditional dance. Following the addresses by the guests, most eagerly awaited presentation of awards began, accompanied by a small presentation for each sport. 218 sportsmen and women who had made their contribution to sports at the University of Kelaniya were appreciated by awarding of colours.

A Special Award was also presented to the best player in each team. Judo and Taekwondo sports were highly regarded for their National Level Achievements. The much coveted Best Fresher Awards were won by Mr. K. N. M. De Silva and Ms. W. B. H. M. H. D. Poholiyadda.

More colour was brought to the evening by a Tamil dance, Karate Kata, Instrumental music piece and a Korean dance. The Sports Council of University of Kelaniya wishes to thank everyone who helped in making this event a success.  

 

By Radhavi Samarakoon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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