ANOC Mourns Loss of Colonel C.S. Fernando, former Secretary General of Sri Lanka National Olympic Committee

ANOC is saddened to learn that Colonel C.S. Fernando, former Secretary General of the Sri Lanka National Olympic Committee, has passed away at the age of 87.

Fernando was Secretary-General of the Sri Lanka National Olympic Committee from 1980 to 1983. He also held the position of General Secretary of the National Federations of athletics, football and rugby.

Fernando had a strong athletic career before moving into sports administration. He was the first person to represent Ceylon as it was then known, in three sports – athletics, football and rugby.

ANOC’s thoughts are with Fernando’s friends and family during this difficult time.

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