University of Sri Jayewardenepura Sports

Volleyball bumps from prelimineries to semifinals

The national sport of Sri Lanka was the show of interest at the Rajarata University Gymnasium, which held the pride of hosting the island’s national sport for this year’s Inter University Games. 28 men’s and women’s teams which contested well for two days starting from 27th July narrowed down to 16 teams beating their opponents at the preliminary rounds.

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.

Champions launched supremacy at Inter University swimming games 2017 !

Inter university swimming competitions were successfully over today (16th of July 2017) at University of J’pura swimming pool arena by crowning J’pura as overall champions once again with 169 total points. While they got women championship with 99 points, University of Colombo had added another 99 points to be the men champions. UOC and UOK got the 2nd and 3rd place in inclusive title fight.

Inter University swimming champs over verdant aquatic !

If you have a lane you will have a chance to be a swimming champ. Since we are fenced by one of the gorgeous ocean our country is well known as the “Pearl of the Indian Ocean”. Accordingly water is not a hurdle for our young fellows. So when they were in the water their only enemy is clock. It can be undoubtedly seen in the swimming competitions of inter university games held at University of Jayawardanapura premises today (15th of July 2017). First day swimming playoffs were held there throughout the day with full of excitement and bliss with the participation of talented university mermaids and mermen with their weapon of strongest body and element of water.

Four teams set up for one trophy !

Gamunu Rathnayake Memorial Volleyball Tournament organized by the University of Moratuwa is held in this year for the 10th time at university gymnasium. This year University of Colombo, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, and University of Sri Jayawardhanapura have been invited to play along with University of Moratuwa. The four teams hit the ground running on the first day of the tournament to get to the finals.

Battle of aces begun; Favourites live up to the hype !

Kelaniya, J’pura and Colombo, the pre-tournament favourites, were able to remain unbeaten on the second day of the inter university women’s tennis championship held at the Gymkhana Queens Club tennis courts, despite weather god heavily interfering for most of the morning session.

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.

 

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