Sports

The weightlifting team from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJ) emerged victorious at the inter-university games, setting several new game records in the process. The team was headed by Thineth Jayasuriya who participated in the 109Kg weight category. He lifted 80kg in the snatch movement and 120kg in the clean and jerk movement, achieving a...
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Sri Jayewardenepura University player S. A. T. Dasun set a new tournament record in the 2022 inter-university championship games in the high jump event held on November 27th, 2022 at the Sugathadasa Stadium. Competing in the high jump event of the athletics section, Dasun set a new tournament record with a jump of 2.14 meters,...
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Lahiru Keshan Pathirana of USJ set new game records at the Inter University Championship Games 2022 in both “Men’s Shot Put” and “Men’s Discus Throw” events held at Sugathadasa Stadium. Keshan Pathirana set a new record in men’s shot put with 13.27 meters distance record which broke the previous inter university games record of 13.23...
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University of Sri Jayewardenepura has won the Inter University Championship 2022 by scoring 365.5 points by the end of the games and retain the overall championship for the 4th time. Inter University Championship 2022 games started with the Men’s and Women’s badminton championship on November 11, 2022, and carried over till January 8, 2022 with...
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Inter-university tennis championship organized by the University of Sri Jayewardenepura was successfully held from the 18th to the 20th of November at the queen’s tennis court. The women’s tennis championship was held after two long years await due to the covid 19 pandemic. There are 8 universities participating in two groups. In Group A University...
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“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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