Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)

Brig. Abeyratne ap­pointed Vice Pres­i­dent of SLVB

- BY SUSIL PREMALAL

Brigadier Ma­hesh Abeyratne has been ap­pointed a Vice Pres­i­dent of the Sri

Lanka Vol­ley­ball Fed­er­a­tion (SLVB).

He re­places a vet­eran vol­ley­ball ad­min­is­tra­tor G.T.S.K. Abeysiri­war­dena who re­signed from the post of Vice Pres­i­dent, ac­cord­ing to SLVB sec­re­tary A.S. Nalaka.

A na­tional level player who ex­celled in the 80s decade, Brig.

Abeyratne has qual­i­fied as a Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 vol­ley­ball coach from the in­ter­na­tional body FIVB.A for­mer stu­dent of Joseph Vaz Col­lege, Wen­nap­puwa, Brig.abeyratne served as Sec­re­tary of SLVB from 2000 to 2004 and also Chair­man of the Na­tional Se­lec­tion Com­mit­tee. Apart from vol­ley­ball, Brig. Abeyratne has com­peted in ath­let­ics, tennis, bad­minton and squad at school and na­tional com­pe­ti­tions.

 ??  ?? Brigadier Ma­hesh Abeyratne
Brigadier Ma­hesh Abeyratne

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