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University of Sri Jayewardenepura Colours Night 2012
Written by Editor    Sunday, 17 February 2013 15:00    PDF Print Email

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The 39th colours night of University of Sri Jayewardenepura was held on 15th February 2013 at the Main Hall of Management Studies & Commerce of USJP. The event was proudly presented by the Sports Council of USJP in collaboration with the Sports Advisory Board & the Department of Physical Education.

It was a tremendous moment for all sports stars of USJP. The event was graced by Mr. N. L. A. Karunaratne, Vice Chancellor, University of Jayewardenepura as the Chief Guest as well as the Guest of Honour, Mr. T. D. de Z. Gunawardene, Assistant General Manager (Western Zone II), Peoples Bank. Prof. Sampath Amarathunga, Mrs. Muditha Rodrigo, Mrs. Yasmin Dharmarathne & Mr. K. D. Jinadasan, Mr. Brendon Kuruppu (former cricketer) were special guests for the ceremony.

The presentation of colours was done under sports sectors Athletics, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Carom, Chess, Cricket, Elle, Football, Hockey, Karate, Netball, Road Race, Rugby, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Volleyball & Weightlifting. The following students grabbed university colours and were awarded as the best player in their respective sport.

Badminton

Men

C. M. Manawadu

Badminton

Women

N. A. Ravihari De Silva

Baseball

Men

W. D. S. C. Jayathna

Basketball

Men

H. S. R. De Silva

Basketball

Women

K. D. C. Ranaweera

Carom

Women

K. A. N. A. Sathruwani

Chess

Men

Shakthi Ediriweera

Chess

Women

D. M. P. Maheshika

Cricket

Men

B. K. A. B. Gamage

Elle

Men

R. A. T. D. Sarathchandra

Elle

Women

H. D. Vidya Himali

Football

Men

J. K. Ushan Rashitha

Hockey

Men

G. H. N. S. Abeyrathna

Hockey

Women

M. H. N. Rajapaksha

Karate

Women

M. A. C. P. Gunawardene

Netball

Women

Aloka Nawarathne

Road Race

Men

P. W. Gayan Sanjeewa

Rugby

Men

Amila Chathuranga

Swimming

Men

P. S. Senanayake

Swimming

Women

Apeksha Wijesuriya

Table Tennis

Men

R. M. P. S. Wickramanayake

Table Tennis

Women

D. P. Srimali Wimalarathna

Taekwondo

Men

M. G. N. Madushanka

Tennis

Men

K. D. Samiran

Tennis

Women

Indika Vithanage

Track & Field

Men

P. W. Gayan Sanjeewa

Volleyball

Men

W. A. S. P. Rupasinghe

Volleyball

Women

A. A. T. Jayakanthi

Weightlifting

Men

P. W. D. Lakmal

 

The following students won special awards and were acknowledged for their service to the field.

Badminton - Chamika Manawdu, Hasitha Fernando, Kasun Lokugamge

Baseball - S. L. Kulathunga, K. S. H. Perera, H. L. D.  R. D. Hiththatiya, I. D. T. U. Gammanpila, W. D. S. C. Jayarathne, T. A. P. A. Lakmal, P. P. P. M. Dias

Chess - L. M. T. Lansakkara, S. P. G. Wickramasuriya, W. A. N. W. Lakmal, N. B. M. I. Anuruddha, T. C. G. Siriwardene, Tharindu Panadura, Thilini Anorathna, Shyama Rajapaksha, Aqeela Albar, D. M. P. Maheshika, Mihiri Amarasinghe, Sachini Thiyambarawatta, S. S. Gamage

Hockey - K. A. D. Niroshana, G. I. A. Perera, W. R. V. W. Purohithagama, A. M. Abeysekara, H. Nadeeshani Rajapaksha

Road Race - Gayan Sanjeewa

Swimming - P. S. Senanayake, Ashen Fernando, Reshan Jayasekara

Table Tennis - S. Wickramanayake, Srimali Wimalarathna

Taekwondo - M. G. N. Madushanka, H. P. N. Perera

Basketball - A. D. H. N. Abeysinghe

Carrom - K. A. N. A. Sathruwani

 

The challenge trophy for the most outstanding sportsman 2012 presented by Major General T. I. Weerathunga - Former Commander of Army, was awarded to Punhasu Senanayake (swimming)  from the Faculty of the Applied Science. (Bronze Medalist of 200m Free style, National Aquatic championship 2012, 100m & 200m Free style Inter University Record). This was for the 3rd consecutive time that a swimmer won this award during the past three years!

The challenge trophy for the most outstanding sportswoman of 2012 was awarded to D. M. P. Maheshika (chess) from the Faculty of Applied Science.( member of the winning team of Sri Lanka women’s chess championship)

Apart from the main event, the trailer for the unique website for sports events of USJP was shown and the website will be launched exclusively.

The event was successfully organized with the Peoples Bank as main sponsor and Red bull & Nestle Lanka PLC as co-sponsors.

 

By Sachintha Tharindu Meegama

FMSC – University of Sri Jayewardenepura

 

 

                                                                                     


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