Three Lankan delegates in World Athletic Congress
Sri Lanka Athletics officials at the World Athletic Congress: from left: Treasure Shantha de Silva , President Major General Palitha Fernando and Vice President G.L.S Perera. (pix courtesy Sri Lanka Athletics)
World Athetic Congress commenced yesterday prior to World Athletic Championship in Budapest, Hangary. The three-day congress saw leading officials of IAAF, participating country representatives of respective Athetic Associations will take part in the Congress.
Three top officials of Sri Lanka Athletics President Rt Major General Palitha Fernando, Senior Vice President G.L.S Perera and Treasure Shantha de Silva were among the delegates of this congress.
Sri Lanka Athetics Vice President G.L.S Perera said this is a good opportunity for officials and they are discussing about future plans as well as athletic events to be held in future. IAAF is the world athletic governing body and officials from other countries also will discuss sports related matters, added SLA Vice President G.L.S Perera .
Meanwhile Sri Lanka athletic team is scheduled to leave Hangary today. The World Athletic Championship will commence on August 19.