Award ceramony of First Sri Lankan Biology Olympiad was held at Annual Sessions of the Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka at SLAAS auditorium, Colombo 7 on 26 September 2008. Best four students were from Vishaka Vidyalaya, Nalanda College, Dharmaraja College, Kandy and Polonnaruwa Royal College. 1500 candidates participated this competition which was held on 20 June 2008 at 8 Examination centers throughout the country and 14 Gold, 15 Silver and 28 Bonze medals were awarded. Certificates for candidates who obtaiend more than 50% of marks were posted and results are pubished in www.iobsl.org web site.
Gold medalists of the 2008 Sri Lankan Biology Olympiad were:
D P U T Samarasiri – Visaka Vidyalaya Colombo 5
G R S Gamlath – Nalanda College, Colombo 10.
Athapatthu A S – Dharmaraja Colledge , Kandy
Gunarathne M S P – Royal Central College, Polonnaruwa.
Wijayabandara M D M S – Visaka Vidyalaya, Colombo 04
Kariyawasam H M L – Musaeus College, Colombo 7
Samaranayake W D M – Gothami Balika Vidyalaya, Colombo 10.
Rabel M K G – Royal College, Colombo 07
Ariyarathne W A S A – Bandaranayeka College, Gampaha
De Silva E G H E – Visaka Vidyalaya , Colombo 04
Wanasinghe N C – Visaka Vidyalaya, Colombo 5
Chandrasiri D M D P – Holy Cross College,Gampaha
Jayah F Q – Devi Balika Vidyalaya, Colombo 08
Warapitiya D S – Devi Balika Vidyalaya, Colombo 08