Five Sri Lankans receive Olympic Scholarships | Sunday Observer

Five Sri Lankans receive Olympic Scholarships

Five Sri Lanka athletes were selected to receive Olympic Scholarship grants from the IOC until the completion of the Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo in 2020.

They will receive these grants in foreign exchange that will enable them to train hard and prepare for the Olympics to be held in 2020. The grants will end on April 30, 2020.

The athletes who will benefit are Matthew Abeysinghe who is a medal prospect in swimming, Chamara Nuwan Dharmawardana (judo), WLTVK Palangasinghe the weight lifter and athletes Gayanthika Thushari and Vidusha Lakshani who are hopeful to represent Sri Lanka at the Tokyo Olympics.