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Senior Sports Meet - 2015


The Annual Senior Sports Meet of SSLSD was held on 27th November 2015 at Al Sadd Sports Grounds, in all its pomp and pageantry.

The Meet opened with the torch being symbolically carried by the School Games Captain Anuji Senalka. She was joined by House and Games captains from all three Houses. Following the oath by the athletes, the Meet was declared open by Chairman Mr. Kumudu Fonseka.

The three Houses of the School, namely, Emerald, Garnet and Topaz competed against one another to raise the Champions Trophy. Athletes competed in individual track events that included relays in several exciting rounds. The spectators were treated to thrilling moments when athletes performed with vigour and determination to earn points for their respective Houses. 

A group of students from Primary School and the Western Band added glamour to the occasion with a drill display and a Band display respectively. Thereafter, the squads of all three Houses marched around the track; Chief Guest Sugath Thilakaratne and Principal Mr. Rienzie Nanayakkara received the Guard-of-Honour.

Among the dignitaries were Sugath Thilakaratne, President of Sri Lanka Athletics Association, who was flown in from Sir Lanka to be Chief Guest at the occasion and Sheikha Zulfa Al Thani who was Guest of Honour. Secretary of Al Sadd Sports Club, Ahamed Saiid, also graced the occasion.

At the close of the Meet, Topaz House were adjudged Champions for 2015. Emerald House emerged 1st Runner-Up and Garnet 2nd Runner-Up.



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by Maduranga Jayamanne | 02 Dec, 2015
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