“Pera CHAMPS” Inter University Adventure Sports Competition-2016



“Pera CHAMPS” Inter University Adventure Sports Competition-2016

Adventure Sports Team under the UWU NET (Uva wellassa University Nature Explorers Team) of Uva Wellassa University won the championship shield at the “Pera CHAMPS” Inter University Adventure Sports Competition-2016 which was organized by University Explorers Club (UEC), University of Peradeniya. Pera CHAMPS competition was held with the participation of teams from eight (08) different universities around Sri Lanka. It was held at Hanthana Mountain Range and Peradeniya University premises. This was the first time that an adventure sport competition was held in Sri Lanka in university level.In the competition, several adventure activities were done including Hiking, Rock climbing, Abseiling, Water rafting, Camping etc. More over necessary skills related to adventure sports such as Knots, First aid and Mapping skills were evaluated.
Uva Wellassa University team made their glory by obtaining 74.47 average score from all events and making 8 average score gap between the second place. Second Place was won by Sri Jayawardanapura University of Sri Lanka.
Each team was consisted of 8 members and our team was represented by following members.
Perera B.H.K. – Captain, Jayawardene M. P. T. A. N. – Vice captain, Herath H.M.S.H.B., Korala K.G.L.C.G., Basnayake C.C., Malshani P.K.T., Wasana P.L.D., Pavithra W.S.K.
UWU NET is the main student organization of Uva wellassa University organized hiking and other adventure sport related activities in the university. They have done series of explorations all over the Sri Lanka. We are happy to say that our UWU NET team made their glory and bought a proud to Mother UWU at Pera CHAMPS Adventure Sports Competition-2016.


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