Rizwan wins three gold medals at Eastern Province Sports Festival | Daily News

Rizwan wins three gold medals at Eastern Province Sports Festival

Gold medal winner A.M.M. Rizwan with Addalaichenai Lucky SC president S.M.Aroos.
Gold medal winner A.M.M. Rizwan with Addalaichenai Lucky SC president S.M.Aroos.

Addalaichenai Lucky Sports Club athletic captain A.M.M. Rizwan brought glory to Lucky SC at the Eastern Provincial Sports Festival-2019 conducted by the Eastern Province Sports Department in Addalaichenai Public Playgrounds on July 31 and August 1, when he won three first places and secured gold medals in the 110m hurdles, 4x100m relay and 4x400m events.

Rizwan is a top sportsman produced by Addalaichenai, excelling as a sportsman, coach and administrator.

He surprised the younger competitors by securing three gold medals. Addalaichenai Lucky Sports Club President and senior journalist S.M. Aroos extended his congratulations to Rizwan.

TheEastern Province Sports Festival was organized by Eastern Province Sports Department Director N.M. Nowfees presided over by Eastern Province Education and Sports Ministry Secretary I.K.G. Muthubanda.

Competitors from Ampara, Batticaloa and Trincomalee district in the Eastern Province took part.

Eastern Province (EP) Governor Shan Wijayalal De Silva was the Chief Guest on the second day programme.

Parliamentarians A.L.M. Nazeer, Dr.S.M.M. Ismail, Eastern Province Chief Ministry’s Secretary U.L.A. Azees, Addalaichenai Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman A.L. Amanullah, local politicians, departmental heads, high ranking officials and sports officers were present and distributed medals and trophies at the awards ceremony.


 

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