(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) –People have goals. But specific goals create people who achieve excellent results in life. These special individuals focus on these goals with great intensity and passion, always aiming towards significant achievements.
To appreciate and congratulate the remarkable achievements of exceptional sportsmanship, dedication and talent, a felicitation ceremony was organized to praise Galina Basnayake, the Asian Paralympic Gold Medalist and proud product of Lyceum Wattala.
Galina’s impressive milestones in her recent swimming career includes 3 Gold medals in Women’s 400m, 50m and 100m Freestyle events followed by the Silver medal in Women’s 100m Butterfly event at the Asian Youth Para Game 2021.
Principal Mrs. Stella Anton, Director of Sports Mr. Sameera Hewage, Head of Sports Mr. Komalatharan Sinnathamby, Warden Mr. Sri Lal Premarathne, and all sectional heads from Pre-Primary to Grade 12 of Lyceum Wattala were present along with Sports Department staff to be a part of and witness this event.
All Lyceumers were gathered on the balcony while Galina was escorted by the Head Prefects and Games Prefects of the school. Galina’s coach and Swimming Consultant, the renowned Sri Lankan swimming champion Mr. Julian Bolling was felicitated at this ceremony as well.