Inter University Games is being unfold these days with spectacular moments.
True to it’s prior fame, J’pura has claimed the top of the ranking chart, holding the highest number of medals so far. To highlight this even further, another event. ROAD RACE happened today the 16th July, in the Eastern University premises.
Mother Japura proudly presented her team of 7 members, who are, no doubt, very experienced and confident together. Our team competed with all the universities from around the country, towards one goal, to take J’pura name to a high level.
D.M.B.S. Sandaruwan, a third year student from the Faculty of Applied Sciences captained the team. Then there were A.J.M.O.D. Madushanka, Y.U. Sampath and R.C.M.S. Rathnayaka (Former Captain) from the Faculty of Applied Sciences, W.G.D. Perera from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and K.H.G.L. Udara and H.M.D.P. Bandara from the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce.
All these athletes had been budding athletes from an early age, and have been participating in competitions ever since. Today they have proved it again by becoming the Champions in Inter University Games, Road Race in 2017!
” We had an excellent team “, said the captain. ” All our members worked hard to achieve the goal of Championship. Lahiru aiya, one of our former captains has been very helpful in coaching us and keeping the team spirit. Even though we are from different years and different faculties, we managed to cope up with each other sacrificing our time and effort “.
According to Buddhika Sandaruwan, they are much grateful to their fellow friends, parents as well as lectures for supporting them at all costs.
” We are overjoyed at this moment as we were crowned as the Road Race Kings this year’s Interuniversity Games Road Race event. We participated in the event performing to the best of our ability with the faith that we will win this event. ” added Buddhika.
We at J’pura Flames convey our heartiest wishes to the racers of Japura on going the victory stand again taking our university name to the top and wish them best of luck in their future endeavors too.