Sports

“Defenso’22”, a self-defense unarmed combat camp organized by the karate family of the University of Sri Jayawardenepura, was successfully held on Saturday the 10th of September 2022, at the gymnasium of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura from 8.00 am to 6.30 pm with the participation of nearly 100 students. The specialty of this training camp...
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Hasara Wijayarathne and Hasini Ambalangodage from the Badminton team of University of Sri Jayewardenepura were able to become the runner up in the Open Women’s Doubles category at the NCPBA All Island Badminton Championship 2022 held from 30th of August to 4th of September in Anuradhapura. It was a level 1 national ranking badminton tournament...
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The USJ badminton team has won the Smashes 2022 Championship tournament by defeating University of Kelaniya by 3 to 1 in the finals. Badminton teams from 11 different universities including non-government universities participated in this tournament and NSBM (Green) University became the second runners up in this tournament. USJ Badminton club has organized this tournament for...
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The Alumni Association of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura made a donation of essential vitamin and mineral supplements to the Physical Education Division of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. The ceremony took place on Tuesday, 07th June 2022 at the Vice-Chancellor’s Office in the presence of Mr. Kamal Gamini (Vice President), Mr. Ranjith Iddamalgoda (National...
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45th Colours Awarding Ceremony, organized by the Department of Physical Education in collaboration with the Sports Council of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura was held on 16th of March 2022 in Golden Rose Banquet Hall. This event organized by the USJ for appreciation of the achievements of USJ students in national and international levels in...
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Faculty of Applied Sciences
Commonwealth Senior Championships Gold medalist Srimali Samarakoon wins another gold medal in the Singapore Weightlifting International. The Singapore Weightlifting International 2022 was organized by the Singapore Weightlifting Federation at the Toa Payoh Sports Hall from Friday 25. 02. 2022 to Sunday 27. 02. 2022. On the opening day she lifted 65 kg in snatch in...
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National and International Sports Achievements by USJ Students in the year 2021 is as follows; Weightlifting Ms. Srimali Samarakoon from the Department of Sports Science, Faculty of Applied Sciences won the gold medal (women’s 45kg weight class) in Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship Uzbekistan in 2021.  She is ranked ninth in the world weightlifting rankings. Athletic Ms....
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Ms. Srimali Samarakoon, an undergraduate of Department of Sports Sciences, FAS, University of Sri Jayewardenepura won a gold medal at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship 2021 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on Thursday (09/12/2021) while placing 9th in the World Championship. She competed in the women’s 45kg category. She is also the current record holder of the Sri...
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Influenced by her own mother in the small ages, Ms. Amasha De Silva also known as Sprinting Queen now holds the magnifying position of the sprinting queen in our hearts. The effort and commitment that lasted consistently for years and years are now paying off in amazing ways for Ms. Amasha. She maintains a well-balanced...
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