By Susil Premalal
MAS Holdings aggregated a total 691 points and finished well ahead of their closest rivals Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) who were able to collect only 290 points.
Meanwhile, Sachith Perera of NDB Bank was named as the Best Men’s Overall Athlete in the meet for winning the 200 metres event with a record breaking time of 21.6s.
In addition, Kalpani Ginimella of Noratel International was selected as the Best Women’s Overall Athlete in the meet for winning the long jump with a new meet record of 5.14 metres.
Best Athlete Awards
Over-55 Women’s: Rani Soysa (SLT) 100m 16.30s.
Over-55 Men’s: K. P. M. Fernando (Srilankan Airlines) - Javelin Throw - 35.22m.
Over-50 Women’s: Priyanganie Pathirana (SLT) Long Jump 3.77m.
Over-50 Men’s: L. D Samarathunga (The Gateway Hotel) Shot Put 11.05m.
Over-45 Women’s: I. L. I. K. Gunathilaka (MAS Holdings) Triple Jump 7.81m.
Over-45 Men’s: Sampath Siriwardena (Airport and Aviation) Long Jump 5.53m.
Over-40 Women’s: A. S. P. de Silva (Srilankan Airlines) Long Jump 4.37m.
Over-40 Men’s: Indika Gamlath (Colombo Dock Yard) 200m 23.60s).
Over-35 Women’s: Pramesha Fernando (David Pieris Group) Long Jump 3.96m.
Over-35 Men’s: S. A. C. P. Gunarathna (MAS Holdings) Triple Jump 12.33m.
Over-30 Women’s: Indumathi Karunathilaka (MAS Holdings) 400m 1:03.81s.
Over-30 Men’s: Nadeera Viyanage (MAS Holdings) High Jump 1.95m.
Best Athlete Championship Women’s: W. M. P. N. Kumari (MAS Holdings) 1,500m 4:58.04s.
Best Athlete Championship Men’s: Sachith Perera (NDB Bank) 200m 21.60s.
Best Athlete Novices Women’s: Kalpani Ginimella (Noratel International) Long Jump 5.14m.
Best Athlete Novices Men’s: P. D. G. L. Wikramasingha (MAS Holdings) 800m 1:58.70s.
Best Athlete India Women’s: R. M. Rejita (India) Triple Jump 7.16m.
Best Athlete India Men’s: Santosh Kumar Padhan (Triple Jump) 11.44m.
Best Athlete Women’s: Kalpani Ginimella (Noratel International) Long Jump 5.14m.
Best Athlete Men’s: Sachith Perera (NDB Bank) - 200m 21.6s.
Overall Masters Champion Women’s: MAS Holdings - 239 points
Overall Masters Champion Men’s: MAS Holdings - 173 points
Overall Masters Championship Champion Women’s: MAS Holdings - 55 points
Overall Masters Championship Champion Men’s: MAS Holdings - 44 points
Overall Masters Novices Champion Women’s:
MAS Holdings - 92 points
Overall Masters Novices Champion Men’s:
MAS Holdings - 83 Points
Overall Champion Women’s: MAS Holdings - 386 points
Overall Champion Men’s: MAS Holdings - 305 points
Mercantile Athletic Overall Champions: MAS Holdings - 691 points.