Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala became the first Sri Lankan to reach the summit of Mount Everest recently while her partner in the expedition, Johann Peries followed her to the top.International Mountain Guides, the mountaineering company supporting Jayanthi and Johann were overseeing the training, logistical support, as well as providing meals for the duo. (Colombo Gazette) Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today greeted the two Sri Lankans who reached the summit of Mount Everest.The Prime Minister had a brief meeting with Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala and Johann Peries at the Katunayake airport.
← Previous Story BUGOJNO 2018: Germans win trophy, Knoor is MVP Next Story → SEHA FINAL4: 50% tickets sold, buy them online! Draw for the Men’s EHF Cup quarter-finals will be made on Tuesday. SC Magdeburg are the first team qualified for the Final4 event as a host at GETEC Arena on May 19/20.Three other group winners – last season’s runners-up Füchse Berlin from Group B, the defending champions Frisch Auf Göppingen from Group C and Fraikin BM Granollers from Group D will be lined up in Pot 1 of seeded teams, while three best second ranked teams – Saint-Raphael Var Handball, RK Nexe and Chambery Savoie Mont Blanc Handball will be drawn against them from Pot 2.The worst second ranked team Bjerringbro-Silkeborg pulled the shortest straw and bid farewell to the competition as did the remaining eight teams of the group phase from the third and fourth positions in each group.There are two important parts of regulations which need to be remembered for the draw. The teams who played in the same group of the group phase cannot meet each other in the quarter-finals and the group winners in Pot 1 will play the second quarter-final leg at home.The first leg is scheduled for 21 and 22 April and the second leg will follow one week later.