A series of volleyball matches played within the Island and the game was popularized in a great extent. The Federation of Sri Lanka Volleyball was formed on the 04th of September, 1951and consequently the volleyball received an official recognition. Sir Richard Aluvihara was the first President of the Federation of Sri Lanka Volleyball.
Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation (SLVF) is the main governing body of Volleyball in Sri Lanka, where volleyball is its national sport. The game of volleyball was introduced to Sri Lanka (then Ceylon) in 1916 by Mr. R. W. Camack, then Director of Physical Education at the Colombo Y.M.C.A. The Federation is built on 99 affiliated organizations and Managed by an honorary Committee of 25 members.
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Our national sport of Sri Lanka is Volleyball. It was officially recognized as the national sport of Sri Lanka in 1991 and the sport was introduced to Sri Lanka by Mr. Robort Wolter Camack in 1916 and introduced to world by Mr. Williyam G. Mogan in 1895. However, there is an opinion that Sri Lankans played a similar sport before its introduction.
Volleyball is the national sport of the country. It all started from the city of Gampaha. Yearly national volleyball matches take place in Sri Lanka among schools and sports clubs.
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Sri Lanka thumps Uzbekistan, qualifies for Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship. Navod Wijewickrama - 14/07/2021. 0. Sri Lanka defeated Uzbekistan 3-0 (25-23, 25-13 & 25-22) in the 2021 Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship qualifier at the Sugathadasa Stadium.
The island country of Sri Lanka, which won its independence in 1972, has been ravaged by various calamities in the past, both natural and man-made. But all these problems have never dampened the Sri Lankan spirit and their love of sports. Officially, their national sport is volleyball, however cricket is by far the most popular sport.
Volleyball is the national sport of Sri Lanka Though the most popular sport in the country is cricket, it is volleyball that was made the national sport. Sri Lanka introduced the game in 1916 and it gained tremendous popularity in a few years.
William G. Morgan (1870-1942), who was born in the State of New York, has gone down in history as the inventor of the game of volleyball, to which he originally gave the name "Mintonette". The young Morgan carried out his undergraduate studies at the Springfield College of the YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) where he met James Naismith ...