Sri Lanka Telecom emerged victorious for the third consecutive year, at the 33rd Annual Mercantile Athletic Championship 2016 held at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Diyagama on 19/21 August 2016.

The company succeeded in gaining an impressive, unmatched score of 422 points, having competed against over 1900 athletes from 48 large private sector companies.
MAS Holding Pvt. Ltd. and Airport and Aviation Services Ltd. finished second and third respectively.

SLT succeeded in winning six titles: Overall winner of the Mercantile Athletic Championships 2016, Best Athlete over 55- Women, Best Athlete over 45-Women, Overall Masters Champions-Women, Overall Masters Champions-Men and Overall Champions-Men.