Nandana Wickremage (2nd from left) Group Director, Head of Marketing handing over the sponsorship cheque to N.A.D.R. Hemantha, (3rd from left) President of the SLSAA. Others in the picture are (from left) Theja Peiris and Neville Rodrigo (Sect. of SLSAA) (Pic by Chandana Wijesinghe)

The 85th Sir John Tarbat Senior Schools athletic championship began on June 17th at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Biyagama with nearly 3000 athletes in attendance.

The overall champion boy and girl athlete will be rewarded with the Ritzbury Trophy as Ceylon Biscuits Limited with the brand name Ritzbury being the main sponsor of this event for the fourth year.
Events will be conducted in the under-16, 18 and 20 age categories while there will be a team event for each age group for boys and girls.

Sir John Tarbat athletic championship is an opportunity for many talented young athletes to showcase their talents and reach national level. (TBR)