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Best Male and Female Athletes Received Munchee Challenge Trophies at ISAC 2020

Munchee, the flagship brand of Ceylon Biscuits Limited (CBL), strengthened its support for the prestigious 20th annual International Schools’ Championships (ISAC) by awarding the Best Male and Female Athlete awards and extending its partnership as the principal sponsor for 2020.

This year ISAC brought sporting talent to the surface as Shelinda Jansen from Gateway College Colombo emerged Best Female Athlete - 100m with a new meet record of 11.94 seconds and Sandun Kumara from Lyceum International School emerged as Best Male Athlete with yet another new meet record for Triple Jump with 15.44 meters.


The event was held on February 14th, 15th and 16th February 2020, at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo and attracted over 1600 young athletes from 23 International Schools in the Island.

Driven by the mission of supporting and enhancing the profile of local sports, the ISAC sponsorship was aimed at providing young athletes the right platform to shine forth, starting from the school level and building them up to reach their true potential at national level competitions.


The Championship helped to nurture a strong skill pool of talented athletes who can help Sri Lanka to reach the next realm of sporting prowess.

Janmesh Paul Antony, General Manager Marketing of CBL said, “We were excited to be part of ISAC once again and had no doubt that it will be a fine showcase of sporting performance and talent.


It was interesting to see the progress of the athletes as well as the enthusiastic participation from all the schools concerned.” he further stated, “As a fully Sri Lankan brand, we take this opportunity to repledge Munchee's support towards the advancement of local sports.


Sportsmanship and camaraderie help to instill the true values in children and it is one factor that tears down all barriers and unites all communities. “

Ceylon Biscuits Ltd. supports several other popular sports including athletics, cricket, football, squash and swimming.


As a leading conglomerate, CBL through its involvement in sponsoring diverse sporting events is able to reach out to talented sportsmen and women, fans and local communities sharing together the joy of sporting harmony.

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1.) From left : Janmesh Paul Antony, General Manager Marketing of Ceylon Biscuits Limited and Foreign Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardena presenting the award for Best Female Athlete to Shelinda Jansen from Gateway College Colombo

 

2.) From left : Janmesh Paul Antony, General Manager Marketing of Ceylon Biscuits Limited and Foreign Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardena presenting the award for Best Male Athlete to Sandun Kumara from Lyceum International School, Wattala

Last modified on Friday, 28 February 2020 09:26