P.H.D. Waidyatilaka

P.H.D. Waidyatilaka who returned to the island after the Asian Championships in Wuhan, China at the beginning of this month having performed as the Chief ITO, a highly prestigious assignment will be proceeding to Gwangju, Korea for the World University Games 2015 as an International Technical Official of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

Waidyatilaka who has vast experience as an ITO having officiated in all major competitions such as Olympic Games, World Championships and Commonwealth Games has been invited for the fifth consecutive occasion to officiate at the prestigious World University Games which is held biennially.

Over 100 countries in the world are represented at the championships which will be held from 4th to 12th July. A very high standard of athletics can be witnessed as world class athletes will be participating with Sri Lanka too fielding a strong team in several disciplines with the majority of participants being in athletics.