The ‘Leo Olympics 2011’ was held on 10th of April 2011 at Sugathadasa Stadium -Colombo, organized by Leo Multiple District Council 306 Sri Lanka. It was held as both track and field events. Track events included 1500M, 400M, 200M, 100M, 400 x 4, 100 x 4 and field events included High Jump, Long Jump, Put shot,Volleyball, Netball and Basketball. District president lion Sadeepa Palliyaguru was the chief guest.
Locations allocated for each district was colorfully decorated. After the national flag hoisting by the Chief Guest, LEO Olympics flag was hoisted. Then Olympic torch was lightened up by six people from six districts. The Chief Guest spoke words of appreciation and encouragement. He was impressed with the values and discipline of the LEOs, and thereafter he declared the sports event open.
The excitement began with the first race- a 400 m. The enthusiastic cheering from audience encouraged the competitors to do their best. The commentators added to the exhilaration with their witty and encouraging remarks. The ticking scoreboard kept the teams elated. Yells of delight echoed as the scores fluctuated.
At the end of the day leo district 306 C2 became the 1st place for overall performance. As usual 306 A2 became the best district for decorations. All good things must come to an end and so did our ‘Leo Olympics 2011’. The lovely weather, enthusiastic participants and vigorous cheering made this year’s sports day a grand success. The ‘Leo Olympics 2011’ was ended up about 7 pm with a presentation of medals for winners.