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The President says the Mahaweli sports festival has become a platform to produce international level athletes.

President Maithripala Sirisena says the Mahaweli Sports Festival has become a platform to produce international level athletes. It has served a lot to buildup the sports skills of rural children. The Mahaweli movement has also caused economic and cultural revolution in the country. Participating in the conclusion ceremony 28th Mahaweli Sports Festival at Dehiattakanadiya today the President said he has personally attended at 13 Mahaweli Sports Festival.

Mahaweli "H" zone won the championship and Mahaweli "B" zone became the runner up. D.M Silva of Kothmale - Victoria zone was honored as the best male athlete while Nadeeka Ramanayaka was adjudged by the best female athlete. Minister Daya Gamage, Deputy Minister Anuradha Jayarathne, Anoma Gamage, Chief Minister of Uva Province were also present at this occasion.

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