The University of Peradeniya clinched the Champion’s trophy in the Carrom women’s category at the recently held Sri Lanka University Games (SLUG) 2023 Carrom Women’s Championship. The Championship was held on 5th and 6th, August 2023, at the University of Colombo premises.
In the first round, the University of Peradeniya beat The University of Visual and Performing Arts 5:0, South Eastern University 5:0, and the University of Jaffna 5:0. In the quarterfinals, our girls met Gampaha Wickramaarachchi University and won the match comprehensively for 4:1, while in the semifinals, they beat the University of Colombo for 5:0.
At the finals, the Peradeniya girls fought victoriously and defeated the University of Sri Jayewardenepura girls’ team for 4:1 and bagged the prestigious Champions trophy.
In the meantime, our men’s team was able to get 3rd place in the men’s category at the SLUG Carrom Men’s Championship for the year 2023. Although they lost in the semi-finals to the University of Sri Jayewardenepura after a tough battle, they managed to win the consolation finals with Rajarata University comprehensively for all five boards in a row.