Royal College Colombo and Visakha Vidyalaya Sapugaskanda won the boys’ and girls’ category in the very first edition of the National Fencing Championships at the MAS Royal Arena auditorium, Reid Avenue.
Mahawatte MV Kandy emerged runner-up in the boys’ category while Princess of Wales Moratuwa finished second in the girls’ category.
With four gold, two silver and nine bronze, Royal College bagged a total of fifteen medals. Alternatively, Visakha Vidyalaya bagged ten medals with five gold, two silver and three bronze.
Royal completely dominated the Under-17 age group with sheer determination. The Visakhians were equally competitive in the other category. Both teams were dominant and highly competitive throughout the tournament.