1st Student Profile

Rathnayaka, Anoma

Nationality: Sri Lankan
Date of Birth:


Seoul National University, Korea
Master's degree in Sport Management (Dream Together Master)
Kelaniya University, Sri Lanka
Master’s degree in Mass Communication

Kelaniya University, Sri Lanka
Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication


Senior Lecturer (Gr.II), University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka (July 2018 - Present)
Assistant Secretary, Women’s Committee, National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka (2019)
•Women’s development programmes, research and administration work
Vice President, National Basketball Federation, Sri Lanka (May 2015- June 2017)
Sales Advisor, Dubai World Company, United Arab Emirates (Go Sport) (July 2012 – July 2013)
Physical Education Instructor Grade III, Department of Physical Education, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka (March 2012 – July 2012)
Information Technology Assistant, Ministry of Postal Services, Sri Lanka (September 2011 – March 2012)
Assistant lecturer, Department of Sport and Recreation Management, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka (August 2008 – August 2011)
Journalist Group of Sumathi Newspaper (Pvt) Ltd., Sri Lanka (May 2006 – May 2009)
Academic Coordinator, National Olympic Committee, Sri Lanka (Jan 2004 - April 2007)


Presidential Sport Award “Most Outstanding Sport Academic of the Year”, 2015
Runner – up (2 nd place)
Awarded by the Ministry of Sport Sri Lanka

International award for the IFPEFSSA 2018
Exceptional contribution to the field of Physical Education AND Sport Sciences
Awarded by the International Federation of Physical Education, Fitness and sport Science Association)

Best Presenter
Staff Development Programme for Probationary Lectures – CYCLE 20
ISO 9001:2015 /SLS ISO 9001:2015
University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Best Presentation Award “The Olympic Legacy for Us”, 2016
Runner – up (2nd place)
Awarded by the National Institute of Fitness and Sports University in Kanoya,Japan


Deputy Chef de Mission of the Sri Lankan delegation for the South Asian Games, India (2016)
NIFISA Olympic Management programme, Japan (2016)
South Asian regional national director course, International Olympic Solidarity (2016)
Women’s Doubles Badminton Champion, Seoul National University, South Korea (2014)
Women’s Singles, Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles Badminton Champion, Seoul National University, South Korea (2013)
Member of the Sri Lankan National Basketball Team (2006-2009)
Member of the Sri Lankan Universities Basketball Team (2004-2007)
Colours awards winner for Basketball and Badminton, University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka (2002-2007)
Colours for loyalty and best performance for Basketball, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka (2002 2007)


• Languages: English (fluent), Sinhala (Native)
• Interests: Basketball, Badminton, Volleyball, Netball, Dancing