University of Jaffna Sports

IUGs 2017| Table Tennis: All Set for Smash and Spin!

Even a blink of an eye would miss the shots and flips when the paddlers play at a rapid game. Over 13 universities are going to gather around the gymnasium of University of Ruhuna on 9th and 10th of September,2017 to take part in the Inter University Championship. University of Sri Jayawardanepura table tennis team notched up the overall victory at the SLUG 2016 and brought an immense pride to the USJP.

The most powerful adversary: Ruhuna, makes it home

Sometimes the adversary is not only your opposite team. Sometimes sports make us compete with things beyond our control. That is where the spirit of the games lies. The boys’ elle matches were off to a shaky start with rain pouring over Colombo. However, the University of Colombo hosted the matches where 12 teams competed against each other for gold.

 

InterUni Elle: Kelani Girls Score the Homerun

The gloomy skies of Colombo brightened up with the women’s power at the InterUni elle matches which commenced yesterday. The games were held in the grounds of University of Colombo, with the universities put into 4 groups, competing to be champions of the group scoring the most homeruns.

The Slow and Steady Wins the Game

Inter University Karate Championship came to an end at the Gymnasium of University of Sri Jayewardenapura on Sunday, 18th July, 2017. The medalists of 7 categories were decorated with medals. Day one was the Kata day and day two was for the Kumite. Kihon, Kata and kumite are the KS of Karate. Kihon means basics, Kata means form and Kumite means partner work. Karate is a highly complex art that takes many years to master and is a noble art of self-defense yet another beautiful sport.

J’pura The Undisputed Kings of Inter University Cricket

J’pura players and their supporters ran to the batsmen and almost invaded the pitch as the Captain and the entire team jubilated on their victory. They were over the moon with celebration all around. They spelt together and finally roared “Japura” with a thundering voice to stun the Colombo University Ground with their famous “J’pura para”. That’s how the Final of Inter University Cricket Championship – 2017 concluded. Defending champions J’pura outplayed the unbeaten University of Jaffna as they won the match by 4 wickets.

Pera Lifts It to Supremacy Amid 8 New Records

It was a hectic day at University of Jaffna when all the weightlifters representing their Universities came to Jaffna on 11th of June, 2017 to meet their rivals in Weightlifting Championship of Inter University Games-2017. Eight newly established game records are not adequate to illustrate the excitement of the contending lifters. University of Peradeniya surpassed all other Universities to top the points table and lifter MGCSB Gunarathna was adjudged the best among the bests.

Japura and Jaffna break in to the finals!

Inter University Cricket Men’s Semifinals were held on Saturday 10th of June 2017 at University of Colombo and University Of Moratuwa grounds. The victorious teams that came through the quarter finals, University of Jaffna (JAF), University of Rajarata (RAJ), University of Colombo (COL) and University of Sri Jayawaradhanapura (SJP) were all ready for the battle and won the tickets to the finals.

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