First ever AGM SRi Lanka Olympians

Sri Lanka Olympians (SLO) Association’s First Ever Annual General Meeting

Sri Lanka Olympians (SLO) Association’s First Ever Annual General Meeting

Veteran women’s athlete Sriyani Kulawansha was elected uncontested as President of the Srilanka Olympians (SLO) Association at its first Annual General Meeting held at the Olympics House on Saturday (15).Their motto is ‘Once an Olympian, always and Olympian’. The newly elected Sri Lanka Olympians are to meet President Maithripala Sirisena on July 26 at 6.00pm.The members of the Association are members of Sri Lanka contingents from 1948 London Olympics to the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Sriyani Kulawansha has represented Sri Lanka at three Olympics (1992, 1996 and 2000).She is an Asian and Commonwealth Games medallist. Her event is 100 m Hurdles. She is currently the holder of the Sri Lanka record in this event. The main object of the association is the welfare of old Olympians and future Olympic medal winners.
The Patron of the Association is Olympic Silver medalist Susanthika Jayasinghe. She is the lifetime patron of the association.The Vice President is Sugath Tillekeratne. The Secretary is Damayanthi Dharsha and Treasurer is Boxer Anuruddha Ratnayake.
There are four members in the committee. They are Julian Bolling (Swimming), Mahesh Perera (Athletics), Ruwini Abeymanne (Rifle Shooting) and Harijan Ratnayake (Athletics).

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