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Building a national Olympic Champion

Shehan Ambepitiya

CBL sponsored Shehan Ambeypitiya’s (a student from low middle income family) sporting career; he went on to become a national champion and the fastest junior athlete in South Asia. Winning many local and international athletic meets, he became - the 7th fastest in the world in 2007 in junior category and the first Sri Lankan junior athlete to be featured in the world junior athletics championship finals & the Commonwealth Youth Champion winning 3 Gold Medals at the Commonwealth Youth Games in 2008. CBL continued to support him until the 2012 Olympics by way of expenses for sporting attire, nutritional foods, vitamins and sports related foreign travel and training.

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