Kaushan, Seneka crowned Best Athletes

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By Susil Premalal

Malith Kaushan of De Mazenod College, Kandana and Seneka Gunaratne of Colombo International School Kandy were selected as the Best Boys’ and Girls’ Athletes respectively, at the 50th Sir John Tarbat Junior Athletics Championships held at the Sugathadasa Stadium, Colombo.

St. Joseph’s College, Colombo and Musaeus College, Colombo came on top to bag the overall titles in the Boy’s and Girl’s categories respectively.

The event was conducted by the Sri Lanka Schools Athletics Association and was sponsored by Ritzbury.

Kaushan cleared the Under-15 Boys’ Long Jump with 6.49 metres and for his performance, won the Boys’ Best Athlete award. In the Under-15 Girls’ 200 metres, Gunaratne clocked a timing of 25.7 sec to win the Best Athlete – Girls’ award.

The event was conducted under four age groups for both boys’ and girls’ (Under-12, Under-13, Under-14 and Under-15) and saw eight meet records established.

The runners-up in the Boys’ events were Lyceum International School, Wattala, while Vishaka Vidyalaya, Colombo claimed Silver in the Girls’ category.

D.S. Senanayake College, Colombo finished as second runners-up in the Boy’s category while third place went to Our Lady of Victory’s Convent, Moratuwa in the Girl’s category.

Championships Results

Under-12 Boys’

Champions: Science College, Mount Lavinia

Runners-up: Vijitha Central College, Dickwella

Second Runners-up: St. Peter’s College, Udugampola

Under-12 Girls’

Champions: Vijayapura Kanishta Vidyalaya, Thanamalwila

Runners-up: Lyceum International College, Nugegoda

Second Runners-up: Our Lady of Victory’s Convent, Moratuwa/ Girls’ High School, Kandy

Under-13 Boys’

Champions: Lyceum International School, Wattala

Runners-up: Leeds International School, Panadura

Second Runners-up: Royal College, Horana

Under-13 Girls’

Champions: Musaeus College, Colombo

Runners-up: Ambagamuwa Central College, Uda Bulathgama/ Vijaya Katupotha Maha Vidyalaya

Under-14 Boys’

Champions: D. S. Senanayake College, Colombo

Runners-up: Rahula College, Matara

Second Runners-up: St. Joseph’s College, Colombo

Under-14 Girls’

Champions: St. Bridget’s Convent, Colombo

Runners-up: Vishaka College, Badulla/ Matara Central College

Under-15 Boys’

Champions: St. Joseph’s College, Colombo

Runners-up: Trinity College, Kandy

Second Runners-up: Sir John Kothalawala College, Kurunegala

Under- 15 Girls’

Champions: Vishaka Girls College, Colombo

Runners-up: Holy Family Convent, Colombo

Second Runners-up: Rathnavali Balika Vidyalaya, Gampaha

Relay Champions – Boys’

Champions: Royal College, Colombo

Runners-up: St. Benedict’s College, Colombo

Second Runners-up: Sir John Kothalawala MV, Kurunegala

Relay Champions – Girls’

Champions: Musaeus College, Colombo

Runners-up: Our Lady of Victories Convent, Moratuwa

Second Runners-up: Ambagamuwa Central College, Uda Bulathgama/ Carmel Girls College, Chilaw

Best Long Jumper

D. Hewawasam – Lyceum International College, Yakkala (Under-15 Girls: Long Jump 5.27m)

Best 400m Runner

Seneka Gunaratne – Colombo International School, Kandy (Under-15 Girls 400m 59.5 Sec)

Best Athlete – Boys’

Malith Kaushan – De Mazenod College, Kandana (Under-15 Boys’ Long Jump: 6.49m)

Best Athlete – Girls’

Seneka Gunaratne – Colombo International School, Kandy (Under-15 Girls’ 200m: 25.7 Sec)

Junior Champions – Boys’

Champions: St. Joseph’s College, Colombo

Runners-up: Lyceum International School, Wattala

Second Runners-up: D. S. Senanayake College, Colombo

Junior Champions – Girls’

Champions: Musaeus College, Colombo

Runners-up: Vishaka College, Colombo

Second Runners-up: Our Lady of Victories Convent, Moratuwa 

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