Sixty athletes get their High Performance taste | Sunday Observer

Sixty athletes get their High Performance taste

5 June, 2021

Sixty sportsmen and women who are selected to undergo training under the project initiated by Minister of Sports Namal Rajapaksa and the National Sports Council received their first installment of Rs. 25,000 for nutrition sponsored by Fonterra.

The Project was introduced to unearth talented sports stars to be brought to higher levels to bring in more medals for Sri Lanka through sports in the future.

This concept highly valued by Fonterra was highly appreciated and they came forward to take over the sponsorship to provide financial assistance to all 60 athletes for a period of one year at the rate of Rs. 25,000 per person.

The 60 budding athletes to undergo High Performance were selected by the respective sports governing bodies for athletics, weight lifting, boxing, judo, badminton, swimming and Para sports.

A specialist doctor has been appointed to look into the needs of all these athletes that includes their nutritional requirements and how to use them in the right way making use of these funds.