20 - 29 July 2008 - Vietnam

39th International Physics Olympiad

Following four students from Sri Lanka participated in the 2008 IPhO held in Vietnam. A total of 82 countries participated in this event with 376 participants.

Mr. Kirthevasan Kandasamy

S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia

Mr. Nayana Sumanga Rajapakse

Ananda College, Colombo 10

Miss. Parami Wijesinghe

Mahamaya Girl’s College, Kandy

Mr. Ethige Chamara Lahiru de Silva

Ananda College, Colombo 10


On behalf of Institute of Physics Sri Lanka, Dr. Ramal Coorey and Dr. Mahesh Edirisinghe accompanied the contestants.

In this competition, Kirthevasan Kandasamy won a Broze medal and Nayana Sumanga Rajapakse won an Honorouble mention.