Last month saw the National Surfing Championship 2020 being held in Sri Lanka along with the Open Surf Championship with foreign participants taking part as well. The event ran from 26th to 27th September at the Main Point of Arugam Bay. Located on the island’s east coast, it is one of the most popular spots for surfers who travel to Sri Lanka; those interested in finding out more can check specialist local sites like Truly Sri Lanka which provide key information on such destinations.
The National Surfing Championship had over 70 entrants from surfers across the country with last year’s winner, D.A. Lakshitha Madushan hailing from Weligama SC again emerging as the champion. The open singles title for men was won by W. I. Asanka Sanjeeva, also from Sri Lanka, while the women’s open title saw Nikita Robb from South Africa being placed first.