All Nations International School sports meet | Sunday Observer

All Nations International School sports meet

4 December, 2022

Sport is about those incredible moments where sheer human will and desire overcomes the odds. These are the moments we remember. These moments were clearly on display at the All Nations International School Inter-House sports meet 2022-23 at the school’s tree home premises.

After a long three-year hiatus due to the corona -virus pandemic, students were given the opportunity to display their athletic talents by competing in various athletic events.

The event was graced by the chief guest Ms. Hazeena Abdul, a Member of the Women’s National Basketball Team of Sri Lanka which recently emerged champions at the second South Asian Basketball Association Championship 2022.

The Principal, David Ribakov and the Sectional Heads, Ms. Poornima Rasangi, Sectional Head, Cambridge Stream, Ms. Kushani Jayasinghe, Sectional head, National Stream, Miss Tina Wiratunga, Sectional Head, Primary School and Mrs. Samadhi Gunasekara, Sectional Head, Pre-Primary School were also present.

Following the lighting of the Olympic lamp by Master Sahas Yashmitha, the Games Captain the Deputy Games Captain, Miss Evitha Shefora and a few inspirational words from the chief guest the games got underway. Students from Grade 1 to the Advanced Level competed in the 50m, 75m, 100m, 200m and 400m along with throwing and jumping events such as long jump and shot-put. The main events of the day were the 4x100 relays starting with the under-14 category to the under-18 category.

Students and teachers were divided into four Houses, starting with Aithales meaning “ever green”, Nasmos meaning “flowing stream”, Isosukus meaning, “same mind/spirit/soul and Semnos which means worthy of respect/noble. Isosukus House emerged champions with 415 points, edging out Aithales House which came in second place with 412 points.

The certificates, medals and championship trophies were presented to the winners.