The University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJ) has once again emerged triumphant in the Inter University Championship 2022, showcasing outstanding athletic prowess and securing the overall championship title for the fourth consecutive year. With a remarkable score of 365.5 points, USJ reaffirmed its dominance in collegiate sports, marking a historic achievement in the realm of university athletics.

Spanning from November 11, 2022, to January 8, 2023, the Inter University Championship brought together over sportsmen and women from 16 state universities, competing across 35 sporting events encompassing 22 categories. Amidst fierce competition, USJ athletes demonstrated exceptional skill and determination across various disciplines, propelling the university to yet another resounding victory.

Leading the charge, USJ’s men’s badminton team set the tone for success, clinching the championship title, while the women’s team also delivered an impressive performance, securing the runner-up position. The university’s sporting dominance extended across multiple disciplines, with notable triumphs in cricket, swimming, hockey, tennis, and weightlifting, among others.

USJ’s success story was further embellished by commendable performances in baseball, basketball, elle, football, table tennis, and volleyball, with several teams advancing to the quarterfinals, showcasing the depth of talent within the university’s athletic programs.

Noteworthy achievements also included second runner-up positions in carrom, chess, taekwondo, and track and field events, highlighting USJ’s versatility and competitiveness across a diverse range of sports.

Beyond the accolades and trophies, USJ’s victory symbolizes more than just sporting achievements—it epitomizes the institution’s unwavering commitment to nurturing sporting talent and fostering a culture of excellence, resilience, and sportsmanship among its student body.

As the celebrations ensue, the triumph of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura at the Inter University Championship 2022 serves as a poignant reminder of the university’s enduring legacy in the realm of collegiate sports, setting the stage for continued success in future editions of the championship and inspiring generations of athletes to strive for greatness.