Past achievements of Sri Lankan Students
For the first Sri Lankan Physics Olympiad competition held in 2005, a total of 559 students participated. Institute of Physics awarded 46 Gold, Silver and Bronze medals. In the year 2006, a total of 834 participated and 78 were awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals. In 2007 competition, a total of 921 participated and 46 were awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals.
36th International Physics Olympiad
Spain, 2005 – Two Honorable Mentions
The awardees were, Mr. Nuwan Ganganath of Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala and Mr. Gayan Jayasumana of Kalutara Vidyalaya. In addition, Mr. Nuwan Ganganath was able to win the special prize awarded to the best student from the newly participated countries in the last three years.
37th International Physics Olympiad
Singapore, 2006 – One Honorable Mention
The awardee was, Mr. Tharindu Bandaragoda of Richmond College, Galle.
8th Asian Physics Olympiad
China, 2007 – One Bronze Medal
The first ever medal for Physics won by a Sri Lankan student was secured by Mr. Buddhi Wejerathna of Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala. Furthermore, he was the recipient of the special prize awarded to the best student among the newcomers.
9th Asian Physics Olympiad
Mongolia, 2008 – One Honorable Mention
The awardee was, Mr. Kirthevasan Kandasamy of St. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia.
39th International Physics Olympiad
Vietnam, 2008 – One Bronze Medal and one Honorable Mention
The awardees were, Mr. Kirthevasan Kandasamy of St. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia (Bronzse Medal) and Mr. Nayana Sumanga Rajapakshe of Ananda College, Colombo 10 (Honorable Mention).
10th Asian Physics Olympiad
Thailand, 2009 – Two Honorable Mentions
The awardees were, Mr. Sameera Chandimal Ramasinghe of Rahula College, Matara and and Miss. Udari Tankana Samarasiri of Visakha College, Colombo.
41st International Physics Olympiad
Croatia, 2010 – Two Bronze Medals and one Honorable Mention
The awardees were, Mr. Yasura Gimhan Kossinhala Vithana Royal of College, Colombo 07 and Tisura Dasith Gamage of Ananda College, Colombo 10 (Bronzse Medal) and Kanwel Gamage Don Nisal Menuka of Royal College, Colombo 07 (Honorable Mention).
IPhO 2005 participation
IPhO 2006 participation
APhO 2007 participation
APhO 2008 participation
IPhO 2008 participation
APhO 2009 participation
IPhO 2010 participation
IPhO 2011 participation
APhO 2011 participation
APhO 2014 participation
Medal winners at local test
SL Olympiad Committee
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