Masters Athletes from People’s Leasing & Finance performed commendably at the second Annual Masters Open Athletics Championship- 2022. Sri Lanka Southern Masters Athletics Association organized the Championship. Masters Athletes representing Institutions from financial non-bank financial, private, and state sectors participated. Fifteen Masters Athletes from People’s Leasing participated in the Champion- ship. People’s Leasing secured the fifth position in the ‘Best 10 Companies’ category. In total, Masters Athletes from People’s Leasing received five gold medals, five silver medals, and four bronze medals bagged.
Govinda Sadeepa of People’s Leasing won triple Gold medals in javelin throw, shot put, and discus throw events in the Open Men’s Category. He was also recognized as the Champion in Men’s Open Category. Vajira Ramanayake of People’s Leasing bagged the Gold medal in 45+ age category Men’s 110m hurdles.
Sherman Fernando clinched both the gold and silver medal in the 35+ age category in Men’s 110m hurdles and Men’s 400m, while Samantha Senevirathna secured the silver medal and bronze medal in the 50+ age category in Men’s 800m and 400m respectively.
Kandula Jayasundara won the Silver medal in 400 meters Open Men’s Category, while Sandaru Chamika won the Bronze medal. Nadun Silva won the Silver medal in the Open Men’s 100 meters. He also won the Bronze medal in the Open Men’s 200 meters. Sampath Prasanga and Ujith Wasantha won silver and Bronze medals in the Men’s hammer throw in 50+ and 45+ age categories.