Bishop’s College emerge victorious at Sri Lanka Junior Rowing Nationals 2021


Securing 3 gold medals and 4 silver medals, Bishop’s College was awarded the Overall Women’s trophy at the 36th Sri Lanka Junior National Rowing Championships 2021 which concluded at the DRC last week.

Despite the limited training and exposure this year for all participants, Bishop’s College, Captained by Yanina Botejue, did well to get the better of their opponents Ladies College, Musaeus College, AIS, Gateway College and the Colombo Rowing Club, in the women’s category.

The medal winners from Bishop’s College are as follows:

Under 16 –

Scull – Silver medal – Oshenka Munasinghe

Double Scull – Silver medal – Jessica Peiris & Bevanka Aluwihare

Four – Gold medal – Jessica Peiris, Bevanka Aluwihare, Oshenka Munasinghe, Chiara Linden & Seyara Alwis (cox)

Under 18 –

Pair – Gold medal – Shavindi Wickramasinghe & Anouk Wikramanayake

Double Scull – Silver medal – Yanina Botejue & Lehana Aluwihare

Four – Silver medal – Lehana Aluwihare, Yanina Botejue, Diandra Weerakkody, Tikiri Herath & Ishara Tilakaratna (cox)

Quad – Gold medal – Shavindi Wickramasinghe, Sayumi Sumithraarachchi, Nitara Fernando & Anouk Wikramanayake