First book on athletic history to be launched

Leading Sports Journalist Sampath Bandara's latest book titled "The History of Sri Lanka Athletics" -- the first book about history of athletics in Sri Lanka will be launched at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Independence Square, Colombo 7, on July 24th at 4.30 p.m.

'The History of Sri Lanka Athletics' The complete saga of Ceylon Track and Field Athletics is the fruit of several years of research. It contains the most unforgettable moments in Ceylon Athletics since 1868. Biographies of our greatest athletes, Results, Facts, Records, Statistics and a complete list of Medal winners in Sinhala and English languages, with over 100 rare Photographs.

The History of Sri Lanka Athletics is a valuable collector's item published by Sarasavi Publication's, Nugegoda. The keynote address will be delivered by veteran athletic coach Yogahananda Wijesundera.

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