Our National Champion, Harshana achieved the most Popular Emerging Sportsmen in Sri Lanka at the Presidential Sports Awards held at BMICH Yesterday. Congratulations! Harshana.
Mrs. Suneetha Wijesuriya, the Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist of Manila Chess Olympiad received the Kreeda Rathne award which is a life time award for her performance in the past. Congratulations! Mrs.Suneetha.
Sayuni Gihansa, the Women’s National Champion was in the nominees list for Popular Emerging Sportsmen in Sri Lanka. Congratulations! Gihansa.
This is a proud achievement not only for them, But also for Chess as a Sport in the country.
I take this opportunity to thank the entire chess community who supported, encouraged them to reach this greater heights in Sri Lanka Sports. Thanks three of You!
For and on behalf of The Chess Federation of Sri Lanka.