Interschool Sports Activities
The athletes secured first, second or third placed in all the events they took part winning the overall championship at the Circuit Athletic Meet. Raenella Cooray and Shalina Fernando were adjudged champions in the U-19 and U-21 categories respectively.
Three athletes for high jump and two athletes for long jump qualified for the provincial level at the Junior Zonal Athletic Meet held at St. Peter’s College grounds.
The athletes performed very well securing 1st, 2nd or 3rd places in every event at the Zonal Athletic Meet and Ladies’ College was runner up. Raenella Cooray and Shalina Fernando emerged champions in U-19 & U-21 respectively.
June 17-19 Raenella Cooray was placed first in High Jump and Shalina Fernando was placed third in 100m (U-20) at the Sir John Tarbot Senior Athletic Meet.
Ladies’ College was placed 5th at the Western Province Athletic Meet.
Ladies’ College was placed 3rd at the Quadrangular Athletic Meet.
Ladies’ College was placed 2nd overall and the champions of the U-14 category at the Sir John Tarbot Junior Athletics Meet in Anuradhapura. Reanna David (U-14) was placed 1st with a new meet record of 9.87m in the Putt shot event (previous record 8.93m) and 3rd in Discus throw. Sarisha Gunasekara (U-14) won the 2nd place breaking the existing record in Putt shot and was also placed 2nd in Discus throw. Siyana Wickremasinghe (U-14) was placed 3rd in 100m running event.
At the All Island Athletics Championship at the Mahinda Rajapakse Stadium at Diyagama our athletes achieved the following – Sarisha Gunasekera (U-15) – 1st place in Shot Putt, Reanella Cooray (U-17) – 2nd place in High Jump, U-17 team – 3rd place in the 4 x 100m relay.
Swimming & Diving
Nishita Nanayakkara was placed first (U-13) at the SL Schools Aquatic Sports (Novices) Diving Championship.
Nishita Nanayakkara was placed first (U-15) in the 1m & 3m Spring Board events and Ladies’ College emerged winners at the SL Aquatic Sports Union (Novices) Diving Championship.
At the Sri Lanka Schools All Island Age Group Swimming Championship our Swimmers performed very well securing 1st, 2nd or 3rd places in every event. The U-19 team were runners up and Ladies’ College was placed third in the championship.
Dilekha Goonewardene was adjudged the U-19 Champion at the Pentathlon Swimming Championship.
LC/VV Water Polo Encounter was held successfully. The LC junior match was a draw whilst Visakha Vidyalaya won the senior match.
The Senior Team (U-19) emerged champions and the juniors were runners up at the Sri Lanka Schools Water Polo Championship held at the Sugathadasa Stadium.
The rowers performed very well at the National Indoor Rowing Championships. Ashwini Subasinghe (U-14) and Nihara Warawita (U-16) won 2 gold medals each in the 1000m and 500m. The U-14 and U-16 teams won the 500m – 4×4 relay winning the Overall Trophies for Under 14 and Under 16 age groups. Ladies’ College was placed 3rd in the tournament with 6 Gold, 2 Silver, 2 Bronze medals.
Ladies’ College was placed first at the Bolgoda Regatta.
Ladies’ College crew was placed 2nd in the Ranfer Sprints Regatta held at the Colombo Rowing Club.
The U-18 team was the winner of the Rowing Nationals winning 3 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze medals.
The 12th Annual Ladies’ College/Musaeus College Regatta was held at the Colombo Rowing Club. The regatta ended in a nail biting finish and Ladies’ College claimed victory in the final seconds of the boat race for the 5th consecutive year.
Rowers performed well at the Sri Lanka Schools Rowing Association Regatta winning the U-18 category and were joint winners of the U-14 category.
Ladies’ College Age Group Tennis Tournament at LC Tennis Courts.
Ladies’ College emerged winners at the All Island Inter School Tennis Tournament. The U-17 team won the championship where the U-15 and 19 teams were placed runners up.
Medhira Samarasinghe won the following titles at the Sri Lanka National and Junior National Tennis Championship – Player of the Tournament Trophy (Women’s Open category), Women’s Double, Mixed Double and U-16 Girls singles.
The Ladies’ College Tennis team was placed second at the National (Jathika Pasal) Schools Games 2015.
At the All Island Inter Schools Table Tennis Championship the U-10 A, B and C teams emerged ‘B’, ‘C’ and ‘D’ divisions runners up respectively and the D team was placed 3rd in the ‘D’ division, the U-16 A team was placed 3rd in the ‘B’ division and the C team emerged champions in the ‘D’ division.
At the Western Province Open Ranking Table Tennis Championship, Ayla Chitty (U-12) was runner up where Jithara Warnakulasuriya and Maneesha Siriwardena were selected for the semi finals and quarter finals respectively, Upamali Rodrigo and Anoushka De Silva (U-15) and Natali Jayathilaka (U-18) were selected for the quarter finals The Under 14 and 19 teams were ‘B’ division runners up at the All Island Inter School Table Tennis Tournament.
The U-12 ‘A’ and ‘D’ teams emerged champions of the A & C divisions respectively, and the U-18 ‘C’ team was placed 3rd in the C division at the All Island Inter School (U-12/18) Table Tennis Tournament.
A meeting for the parents of the players were held to discuss plans pertaining to training and development of TT at Ladies’ College.
Ladies’ College U-15 team emerged overall runner up where the U-18 team was placed third at the Western Province Schools Games Table Tennis Tournament.
At the All Island Inter Schools Table Tennis (U-18/12) Tournament Ladies’ College achieved the following:
The U-12 ‘A’ team emerged ‘A’ Division (Group C/D) Champions.
The U-12 ‘D’ team emerged ‘C’ Division (Group A/B) Champions.
The U-18 ‘C’ team was placed third in the ‘C’ Division.
The U-10 ‘D’ and ‘C’ teams were placed 2nd and 3rd respectively in the ‘D’ division and the U-16 ‘A’ team emerged ‘B’ division champions while the ‘B’ team was placed second in the ‘C’ division at the All Island Table Tennis U-16/10 Championship.
Jithara Warnakulasuriya was adjudged the ‘Champion’ of the Junior Nationals Table Tennis Championship while Ayla Chitty was a semi-finalist.
The players were placed second at the Western Province Schools U-19 Hockey Tournament.
Seven players from Ladies’ College represented the Colombo Red/Blue Teams at the inter district schools Nationals U-19 Girls Hockey Tournament. The Blue Team was Captained by our player Ruvini Yeshani.
Players performed well at the All Island Inter Schools Under 19 Girls Hockey Tournament but they were not qualified for the finals.
The Annual Ladies’ College vs. Bishop’s College Hockey Encounter was held at Astro Turf and Ladies’ College emerged champions at the encounter winning both the U-17 & U-19 matches.
Ladies’ College was placed fourth at the Blue and Gold Hockey Sevens – The All Island Tournament organized by Royal College.
A special training programme for the Badminton Team was organized in school and was conducted by Mr. Nakamura from Japan the current coach of the Sri Lanka National Team.
Ladies’ College was placed third in the ‘C’ division at the All Island Inter School Under 19 Badminton Championship.
Ladies’ College team was placed third in the ‘D’ division at the Sri Lanka Schools Under 16 Badminton Championship at S. Thomas’ College, Bandarawela.
Our team was placed third (‘C’ division) at the Sri Lanka Schools U-15 Doubles Badminton Team Championship.
Our team was the semi-finalist at the All Island U-13 Inter Schools Doubles Championship. This is the highest achievement in the U-13 category according to the rules and regulations of the Ministry of Sports.
The results of the Sri Lanka Schools Novices Squash Tournament are as follows:
U-15 Kishali Jayatilleke – 1st place, Ayesha Samarawickrema – 3rd place
U -17 Maya Weerasuriya – 1st place, Jessica Jayasuriya – 3rd place, Suhithri Paranamanage – 4th place
Karate was introduced to the students of Grade 3.
Radhika Adams was placed first in Kumite and second in Kata and Deleni Nethsinghe was placed in Kumite (Black Belt) in the Open Karate Championship.
Deleni Nethisinghe was placed first in the Open Kumite (Black Belt) at the Kensho Karate International Championship.
The 12 participants of the U-9 to U-18 categories won 1st, 2nd or 3rd places in either Kata or Kumite events at the SKIF Tournament. It is noteworthy that Ladies’ College had the highest number of participants in the women’s category.
The team took part in two training sessions held at the Torrington conducted by Sensei Kanazawa from Japan.
At the JKF tournament Deleni Nethsinghe, Galeena Gunawardana and Amrita Dumbukola were placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively in Kata & Kumite events.
The U-19 team was placed third at the Circuit Netball Tournament and qualified to play at the Zonal Meet.
The U-18 team was placed second at the Milo Netball Tournament.
The U-17 team was placed third at the Inter Schools (U-17 Girls) ‘B’ Division Basketball Championship.
At the Sri Lanka Schools Individual Chess Tournament (Colombo Zone) our U-11 player and U-13 player qualified to play at the All Island Chess Tournament.
Hayati Rassool was placed third at the Age Group Scrabble Tournament.
An Inter School Scrabble Tournament was organized in school with 20 schools participating and was concluded successfully. Ladies’ College was placed third in the tournament.
Ladies’ College was placed 4th in the ‘A’ division at the Inter School Scrabble Tournament conducted by the Scrabble League.
Following students were awarded Sri Lanka Schools Milo colours for 2014.
Rowing – Anoushka Tissera, Yellani Rasaputhra.
Tennis – Thewni Davaraja, Medhira Samarasinghe.
Swimming – Malaika Dole, Dilehka Goonawardena, Nideesha Ellawala, Lara Modder
Following students were awarded Western Province Colours for 2015.
Athletics – Reanella Cooray
Swimming – Dilekha Goonewardena