Southern Province felicitates 265 athletes
265 sportsmen/women - Gold, Silver and Bronze medalists at the 45th National Sports Festival 2019 and Medalists at the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) in Nepal – were awarded colours and prize money at the Southern Province Sports Colours Awards ceremony conducted by the Sports Ministry of Southern Province at the Southern Province Governor’s Office, Labuduwa recently.
Dr. W.W. Gamage, the Governor of Southern Province, was the Chief Guest. Others who participated in the ceremony were R.C. de Zoysa, Chief Secretary of Southern Province, Bimal Indrajith de Silva, Secretary of Sports Southern Province and Dilekha Kudachi.
Athletics, Weightlifting, Basketball (Women), Hockey, Race Walking (Women), Swimming (Women), BodyBuilding (Men), Badminton, Wushu, Table Tennis, Karate-Do, Boxing, Rugby, Elle (Men), Football (Men), Softball Cricket (Women), Chess (Women), Gymnastic (Men), Wrestling, Beach Volleyball (Men) and Taekwondo.