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Nestomalt sponsors six National Marathon Champions

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Nestlé Lanka’s flagship brand, Nestomalt, presented sponsorships to six National Marathon Champions at an event held recently. As a brand that has inspired many Sri Lankan athletes, Nestomalt, offered financial assistance, athletic training kits and a year’s worth of Nestomalt, to help power the progress of the marathon race winners of the 46th National Sports Festival held in March 2021.

“For over 35 years, Nestomalt, has been part of Sri Lanka’s biggest marathons, with the purpose of powering talented athletes’ ambitions and creating platforms to showcase their skills at a national and international level. In these turbulent times, we are glad to sponsor six of Sri Lanka’s Marathon Champions, to help them be 100% ready in mind and body for upcoming competitions. We hope our support would encourage more young athletes to continue their training and have successful careers in the marathon sport”, said Ruwan Welikala, Vice President – Dairy, Nestlé Lanka.

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Photo Caption: Presentation of the sponsorship to Muththusami Sivarajan, Winner – Men’s Marathon at the National Sports Festival 2021 - Presentation party (from left to right): Mr. Amal Edirisooriya (Director General – Department of Sports), Mr. Anuradha Wijekoon (Secretary – Ministry of Youth & Sports), Mr. Ruwan Welikala (Vice President, Ambient Dairy – Nestlé Lanka PLC), Mr. Sugath Sajeewa (Senior Manager, Sponsorships & Activations – Nestlé Lanka PLC)

The event was held at the National Institute of Sports Science, with the participation of Mr. Anuradha Wijekoon, Secretary – Ministry of Youth and Sports; Mr. Amal Edirisuriya, Director General – Department of Sports; and Mr. Sajith Jayalal, Director – National Institute of Sports Science. Recipients of the sponsorship were;

  1. Muththusami Sivarajan: Sri Lanka Air Force
  2. Velu Krishanthani: Sri Lanka Navy
  3. Thissa Gunasekara: Sri Lanka Army
  4. Madhushani Herath: Sri Lanka Army
  5. Sisira Kumara: Sri Lanka Navy
  6. Samanthika Liyanage: Sri Lanka Army

Nestlé has been an integral part of Sri Lankan lives for over 115 years and Nestomalt, has been trusted and enjoyed by Sri Lankan families for over 60 years. Exclusively manufactured in Sri Lanka, it is the country’s most loved iconic malted beverage, offering the goodness of malted barley and milk, and enriched with essential nutrients to energize body and mind.

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Photo Caption: Presentation of the sponsorship to Velu Krishanthani, Winner – Women’s Marathon at the National Sports Festival 2021 - Presentation party (from left to right): Mr. Amal Edirisooriya (Director General – Department of Sports), Mr. Anuradha Wijekoon (Secretary – Ministry of Youth & Sports), Mr. Ruwan Welikala (Vice President, Ambient Dairy – Nestlé Lanka PLC), Mr. Sugath Sajeewa (Senior Manager, Sponsorships & Activations – Nestlé Lanka PLC)

Featured image Photo Caption: Back row (from left to right) – Mr. Madura Perera (Coach), Mr. Amal Edirisooriya (Director General – Department of Sports), Mr. Anuradha Wijekoon (Secretary – Ministry of Youth & Sports), Mr. Ruwan Welikala (Vice President, Ambient Dairy – Nestlé Lanka PLC), Mr. Sugath Sajeewa (Senior Manager, Sponsorships & Activations – Nestlé Lanka PLC) and Mr. Sajith Jayalal (Director – National Institute of Sports Science)

Front row (from left to right) – W.M.S. Kumara, Muththusami Sivarajan, Thissa Gunasekara, Velu Krishanthani, Madhushani Herath, Samanthika Dilhani

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