General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University proudly celebrates the remarkable achievements of three talented Officer Cadets who participated in the highly competitive Indian Open International Karate Championship 2023 held in New Delhi, India, which took place on the 17th and 18th of June 2023. The Officer Cadets of KDU demonstrated their exceptional skills and determination, bringing honour to KDU and the Motherland. Competing alongside more than 2000 participants from five other countries, including India, Nepal, Bhutan, Iran, and Bangladesh, the KDU team showcased their prowess, securing two silver medals and one bronze medal for the nation. The following Officer Cadets brought honour to KDU and the Motherland.
Individual Senior Kata
Representing Kotelawala Defence University, the above three Officer Cadets took the stage and made their remarkable performances. These Officer Cadets, who have undergone rigorous training under the university’s expert guidance, displayed unwavering determination, discipline, and spirit throughout the tournament. Among the numerous talented participants competing, the KDU team stood out and brought glory to their alma mater. They represented Sri Lanka with honour while exemplifying the values instilled by KDU: integrity, perseverance, and sportsmanship.
Kotelawala Defence University takes immense pride in the accomplishments of its Officer Cadets at the Indian Open International Karate Championship 2023. This achievement reflects the university’s commitment to holistic development and the cultivation of excellence in both academics and sports. These achievements solidify KDU’s position as a leading institution for excellence in Sri Lanka and beyond.