Inter university swimming competitions were successfully over today (16th of July 2017) at University of J’pura swimming pool arena by crowning J’pura as overall champions once again with 169 total points. While they got women championship with 99 points, University of Colombo had added another 99 points to be the men champions. UOC and UOK got the 2nd and 3rd place in inclusive title fight.

If you have a lane you will have a chance to be a swimming champ. Since we are fenced by one of the gorgeous ocean our country is well known as the “Pearl of the Indian Ocean”. Accordingly water is not a hurdle for our young fellows. So when they were in the water their only enemy is clock. It can be undoubtedly seen in the swimming competitions of inter university games held at University of Jayawardanapura premises today (15th of July 2017). First day swimming playoffs were held there throughout the day with full of excitement and bliss with the participation of talented university mermaids and mermen with their weapon of strongest body and element of water.

Brace yourselves. The stage is set for the ultimate showdown. 67 athletes will fly to Taipei in search of Sri Lanka’s first elusive medal in the Summer Universiade. The biggest university sporting event in the world will see athletes from 140 nations fighting for medal glory across 22 sports.

Gamunu Rathnayake Memorial Volleyball Tournament organized by the University of Moratuwa is held in this year for the 10th time at university gymnasium. This year University of Colombo, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, and University of Sri Jayawardhanapura have been invited to play along with University of Moratuwa. The four teams hit the ground running on the first day of the tournament to get to the finals.

Over 500 of UOM Alumni traveled back to Moratuwa to reconnect with one another, interact with lecturers and undergraduates and see how university has grown since their time at UOM. The main attraction was the formal gathering at lagan which was followed by several other events to suit the desire of each Alumni.

They say that Rugby is a hooligans’ game played by gentlemen. The match between University of Colombo and Eastern University showed the crowd that gentlemen can surpass the adversity of hooligans.It was a rainy day with clouds covering the sky above Peradeniya rugby turf when Colombo and Eastern Universities faced against each other to kick start their inter-uni season.

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