3 - 12 July 2005 - Spain

International Physics Olympiad


Following five students from Sri Lanka participated in the 2005 IPhO held in Salamanca, Spain.

H.M.K.Gayan Sadeep Jayasumana

Kalutara Vidyalaya, Kaluthara

Diluk Saminda Jayasinghe

Ananda College, Colombo

C.M.Rakhitha Bandara Chandrasekera

Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala

M.A. Nuwan Ganganath

Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala

R.M. Amila Rochana Bandara

St. Peter’s College, Colombo

Gayan Jayasumana and Nuwan Ganganath won Honerable Mentions. In addition, Nuwan Ganganath received a special award for the best student amongst the newly joined countries in IPhO.

The above five students were selected through an examination held by the Institute of Physics Sri Lanka on April 9, 2005. The contestants were accompanied by Dr. S. R. D. Rosa and Dr. Ramal Coorey.