Rahula Boys and Dharmapala Girls win Ritzbury - Olcott Schools Relay Carnival

Ritzbury – Sir Henry Steele Olcott Schools Relay Carnival 2024 concluded on a high note recently at the Kotawila Sports Stadium in Matara, showcasing the athletic talents of leading schools from across the island.

The event, jointly organized by the Old Boys Association of Rahula College Matara, the Sports Club of Rahula College Old Boys' Association, and the Col. Henry Steele Sports Foundation, was proudly sponsored by Ritzbury, Sri Lanka’s favourite chocolate brand of CBL as the Main sponsor.

The carnival culminated with the crowning of champions in both the boys' and girls' categories. In the girls' division, Dharmapala College Pannipitiya emerged victorious with 90 points, Musaeus College secured the runner-up position, and Mahamaya College placed third. In the boys' division, Rahula College claimed the championship title with 99 points, while Dharmaraja College Kandy finished as the runner-up, followed by Dharmapala College Pannipitiya in third place.

The carnival, held as part of the centenary year celebrations of Rahula College Matara, brought together respected schools such as Sujatha College, Visaka Vidyalaya, Dharmapala College, Dharmasoka College, Sangamittha College, Mahamaya College, Maliyadewa College, Musaeus College, Ananda College, Nalanda College, Dharmaraja College, and Mahinda College.

The Sir Henry Steele Olcott Schools Relay Carnival not only celebrated athletic excellence but also nurtured a spirit of friendly competition and unity among the participating schools. Ritzbury’s sponsorship of the event reaffirms the company's commitment to uplifting the youth and promoting a healthier, more active lifestyle in Sri Lanka.