UCSC Excelled And Shines At UOC Colours Night 2009
The overall inter faculty Athletics championship of UOC for 2009 was won by the UCSC by obtaining Mr. D.P. Edirisinghe trophy for overall championship in Athletics for the third consecutive year. Ms. Irosha Ranawickrama and Mr. Sudeep Wegapitiya won Colombo University Colours for their achievements in Athletics. UCSC athletes were able to win Mr. M.A.D.C.H. Manathunga challenge cup for Athletics men by becoming the inter faculty mens’ athletic champions.
Ms. Irosha Ranawickrama was able to win two Gold medals at inter university Athletic meet 2009 while Mr. Sudeep Wegapitiya won a Silver medal at this meet. Mr. Sudeep Wegapitiya was able to establish a new Colombo University record in Javelin Throw event.
Dr. A.T. Samarasena Memorial challenge shield for Carom was won by UCSC. Mr. Danushka Madushan and Mr. Dilum Fernando were able to win Colombo University Colours for their achievement in Carom.
Prof. E.O.E. Perera challenge trophy for Cricket was also won by UCSC for the second consecutive year. Mr. Lahiru Perera and Mr. Ruchiru Samarasinghe were able to win merits awards for their achievements. Both of them were able to represent the Colombo University team for a tour to Malaysia.
Mr. K.L.F. Wijedasa challenge trophy for inter faculty Swimming champions, was also won by UCSC students. Mr. Nilmin Arsakularathna, Mr. Gihan Primasiri, Mr. Dulip Dissanayaka, Mr. Manula Waidyanatha and Mr. Asith Perera won Colombo University Colours for their achievements in Swimming. Mr. Nilmin Arsakularathna is also the vice-captain of the Colombo University swimming team.
Mr. Nilmin Arsakularathna won three Gold medals at inter university Swimming championships in 2009.
Mr. I.P. Pathiranage, Mr. W.H.M. Perera, Mr. S.P. Chandimal and Mr. D.D.N. Mudunkotuwa were also able to win Colombo University Colours for Rugby Football. Mr. W.H.M. Perera was also the vice-captain of the Colombo University Rugby team.
Mr. C.E.B. Herath, the captain UOC Hockey team and Mr. T.C. Premarathne, the vice-captain of UOC Hockey team and Mr. Prasanna Dangalla were also obtained colours at the Colours Award Ceremony 2009.