Bens emerged overall runners up at 32nd All Island Schools Athletic Meet 2016
Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on October 17 2016 22:49:01
St. Benedict’s College emerged overall runners up losing to Maris Stella College, Negombo by a mere 3 points. ( 97 against 100) at the 32nd All Island Schools Athletic Meet concluded yesterday, (17th October 2016) at the Bogambara Stadium, Kandy.
Bens won the overall relay championship, the under 17 group championship and were runners up in under 19 and 21 age groups too.
So far Bens have won 4 major meets ( Colombo Zonal , Western province , All island Relay Carnival and the Josaphian Relay Carnival )
The final meet for the season will be the junior Sir John Trabet meet to be held next week at the Embilipitiya Stadium.
Congratulations to our athletes on their remarkable achievements in the recent past, and thank to Rev. Bro. Henry Dissanayake – Director for his leadership, Rev. Bro. Praveen Vaz, - Sports coordinator for his guidance, Mr. Nuwan - MIC Athletics, Mr. I. D. Premasiri - Senior Coach and the other coaches, the Athletic wing and parents for their support and enthusiasm which has brought great honor and pride to our alma mater.