- Dilshan, Pavani and Shashani Selected for the National University Sports Teams
UHBY. Dilshan (156092), Pavani Sirisena (181057) and Shashani Upeksha (179148) the students of Faculty of Agriculture and Plantation Management, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Technology respectively have been selected to represent Sri Lanka National University Table Tennis Team and Sri Lanka National University Track and Field Team at the World University Games, Summer Universiade – 2019. Both Dilshan and Pavani will be showcased their talent in Table tennis event while shashani will be represented long jump event. This tournament is scheduled to be held from 03rd of July to 14th July 2019 in Naples, Italy.
The World University Games (Universiade) is organized by the International University Sports Federation (FISU) as an international multi-sports event for University athletes. The World University Games (Universiade) is the largest multi-sport event in the world apart from the Olympic Games, which are held once every two odd years in different cities.
- Third Sri Lanka University Colours Awarding Ceremony 2016 and 2017
The 3rd Sri Lanka University Colours Awards Ceremony was organized by Sri Lanka Universities Sports Association and was held on the 26th of November 2018 at the main Auditorium of the Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. This colours award ceremony intended to felicitate the most outstanding sporting personalities of National Universities for the years 2016 and 2017.
Prof. Mohan de Silva, Chairman University Grant Commission graced the occasion as the Chief Guest of the event and gave away the awards for the outstanding sports personalities. Prof. E.M.P. Ekanayake, the Vice - Chancellor of the Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, as the Guest of Honour set the tone for this wonderful event and commended on the talents of athletes, congratulated them and whished good luck for their future sporting career.
During the Awards Ceremony, nineteen and fourteen sporting stars (both men and women) of Wayamba University were awarded Sri Lanka University Colours for the years of 2016 and 2017 respectively.
Our heartiest congratulations go to all the colours winners and we wish them courage and determination to reach further heights in their future sporting career.
- Wathsala Represented Sri Lanka at World University Netball Championship - 2018
Sri Lanka University Netball Team for World University Netball Championship – 2018
World University Netball Championship 2018 was held from 17th September to 21st September 2018 at Kampala, Uganda. On behalf of the International University Sports Federation (FISU), The National University Sports Federation of Uganda and Makerere University organized the event. H.V.Y. Wathsala (152061), a student of Applied Sciences Faculty of the Wayamba University represented the Sri Lanka National University Netball Team at the World University Netball Championship – 2018. Congratulation to Wathsala on her Achievement and best wishes to her in her sporting career!