School Relay Champs – St. Benedict’s & A. Ratnayake

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All Island Schools Relay Championship held at the Duraiappah Stadium in Jaffna concluded establishing the victory for the teams representing colleges St. Benedict’s and A. Ratnayake.
The three-day sports tournament conducted by the Ministry of Education had a participation of over 4000 athletes from 164 schools in the boys’ category and 138 schools in the girls’ category.
By the final day St. Benedict’s of Kotahena accumulated 83 points while Maris Stella second with 71 points and A. Ratnayake MMV Walala third with 60 points.
In the girls’ category, A. Ratnayake MMV Walala was first accumulating 112 points while Sir John Kotalawala MV Kurunegala second with 66 points and Sumana BV third with 42 points.
Another special victory bagged by A. Ratnayake MMV Walala was the mixed school overall championship which was being presented for the first time. The champions secured 172 points while Sir John Kotalawala MV Kurunegala second securing 79 points and Dharmapala Vidyalaya Pannipitiya third with 64 points.