Sri Lanka University Games (SLUG) is the highly expected Mega Sport event for the Sri Lanka Universities’ Athletes. This time Wayamba University of Sri Lanka hosts the SLUG-2016 with a big roar in their home ground from the 1st September to 13 September, 2016. More than 7000 athletes representing 14 Universities in Sri Lanka are going to take part in 36 Games of 22 disciplines.
"Winning is hard, but keeping the victory is even harder. It is a challenge, yet we can achieve it”, the words of high hope and utmost benediction exuded in the eyes of the chief guest, Vice Chancellor A.K.W.Jayawardane of University of Moratuwa while reminiscing the hosting and the warmth of the victory of SLUG 2013 is a remarkable moment for all of those who presented at the event “Cheer for MORA” held at the university grounds on 18 August 2016 to enhance their morale and anticipations for the upcoming grand sports fiesta, SLUG 2016.
Sumedha Ranasighe, an undergraduate of Sports Management of the University Of Sri Jayawardenapura, was able to reach the peak of his career by being selected to represent Sri Lanka in Rio Olympics in 2016.This is the 1st time that a Sri Lankan is being qualified enough to represent the country in an Olympic in Javelin throw.
A room full of people, yet you can hear a pin drop. Everyone put up their calm masks yet it was a nail biting moment. A DJ, just about to play the winning song and an announcer who is about to announce the winner. It was the time where more than 20 million people were deliberately waiting for. The years or hard work and dedication was about to be paid off. “And the Best Newcomer in Class 1 2016 and Dedication to Formula Student 2016 goes to, Team Shark from Sri Lanka”. They were the magical words lecturer and advisor of Team SHARK, Mr. Sasiranga De Silva and his team was eagerly waiting for.