The 28th National Youth Sports Festival of the National Youth Council is being conducted in the Vincent Dias Stadium, Badulla.
In the under 20 age group, K.Kuganeswary of Vavuniya won the Gold Medal in 5,000 m. speed walk.
In Over 20 age group, V.Christina of Kilinochchi won the Silver Medal, in Javalin throw.
In Under 20 age group, S.Pragas raj of Jaffna won a Bronze in Discuss throw.(37 meter)
In Over 20 age group, Senthuran of Jaffna won the Silver Medal, in Javalin throw (69 meter)
In Over 20 age group, R.Charliny of Vavuniya won the Bronze Medal, in 5,000 M event.
Two Tamil players, Gnnaruban of Young Hentrycians, Illavalai and Edison of St.Ludcia, Pallimunai, Mannar had secured places in the National Foot Ball Team that had been selected to tour Cambodia.
Three school boys , Vinithan, Daineus (St.Patrick’s College, Jaffna) and Arul Joseph of (St. Hentry’s College,Illavalai) had been for the National Youth squad of the Sri Lanka Football Federation.
Tamil Diplomat congratulate all medal winners in the Nationals and players selected for National squads.