Sugath Thilakaratne to helm SLAA (watch video)

Sugath Thilakaratne to helm SLAA (watch video)

Written by Ramesh Irugalbandara

15 May, 2015 | 11:16 am

Former Sri Lanka 400 meters sprint champion Sugath Thilakaratne has been elected as the President of the Sri Lanka Athletics Association (SLAA) for the next two years.

He was elected as the President during the election of office bearers which took place in Colombo bon Thursday (May 14th). Sugath Thilakaratne was elected as the President of SLAA with a majority of 59 votes over Former DIG Upali Kumarasiri.

Sunimal Rupasinghe was elected as the Secretary of the SLAA with a majority of 5 votes while Tonado Jayasuriya was elected as the Treasurer.

Former President of the SLAA, General Palitha Fernando and Former Secretary Prema Pinnawala did not contest this year.

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