It was a great day at Colombo Rowing Club when University of Moratuwa and University of Colombo locked horns for the titles of Inter University Regattta 2017. UOM Oarsmen dominated the men’s races while UOC’s women completed the whitewash. Lads from UOM won 10th consecutive title reiterating their supremacy. Many races drew the spectators to the winning line as they turned out to be nerve-tingling. Audience were able witness a splendid regatta at Beira Lake and many Old Mora, Old UOC oarsmen and women came to support their teams. They didn’t forget to spell the names “Mora” and “Colombo” whenever they defeated their rivals.

After resting for about a one whole night, badminton rackets and the shuttlecocks were gathered early in the morning. The sun shine also peaked to the gymnasium of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka looking for the talents of the players and the gymnasium was warmed with the breaths of the players.

Inter University Rugby semi-finals worked out at the Nittawela Rugby Ground on 5th of August. SJP lost their chance to glory when they were beaten by Mora in style. Host Pera won the match
against Colombo advancing to the finals. It was a drizzling weather condition in Nittawela for the semi-final match between University of Peradeniya and University of Colombo.

The gymnasium of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka was looked much busy from the early morning of 5th August 2017. One of the most awaited days of Inter University Games was started with the participation of 14 universities. Badminton rackets were waited to kick the shuttlecocks and the shuttlecocks were jumped up to fly over the nets.

Rowing is one of the most spectacular sports happening in water. The fascinating moment of the boat being pushed off the bank and rowed by those oars that strike the water splashing high in the air, while propelling forward with a streak on water left behind is thrilling to watch.

"Passion is a huge prerequisite to winning. It makes you willing to jump through hoops, go through all the ups and downs and everything in between to reach your goal.” said three-time Olympic gold medalist for volleyball Kerri Walsh.

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