Sri Jayawardanepura won the athletics battle but Moratuwa won the overall SLUG war and was crowned the champions of SLUG 2013 season. Moratuwa won the SLUG overall champions title for the first time in the SLUG history. 3 SLUG records were broken today in Diyagama. 2 of those record breaking performances came from Japura and the other record came from Peradeniya.
It was shouted all around as the warriors of Universities fought for their alma mater in the aggressive game of Taekwondo a distinct branch of Martial Arts heavily based on strikes delivered as kicks. UOM emerged overall champions as well as men’s champions today on the mat at their home grounds amidst the Heart Stopping action of Taekwondo. UOK Women’s emerged Women’s champions with some emphatic flawless performances.
The second day of SLUG chess continued today at UOM premises with the 3rd and 4th rounds. At the end of the day, after completing the two rounds, UOM was leading in both men’s and women’s categories. UOP and USJP were in the 2nd and 3rd positions respectively in the Men’s category, while KEL and UOC occupied the corresponding positions in the Women’s.
Having one more day to declare the Champions of 11th SLUG, today (11th May 11, 2013) 13 universities gathered to Mahinda Rajapaksha Stadium, Diyagama for the athletics competitions. . Especially the competition was significant among three first place holders. University of Moratuwa (Mora) was trying to retain their crown. University of Colombo (Colombo) was defending their single digit gap with Mora.