CMI Quiz Challenge 2016: ends on grand note
Dialog Axiata Mercantile 4th placed and sector winners with
K Dharmasena CMI Vice Preesident
The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) UK Sri Lanka Branch
successfully conducted their Quiz challenge 2016 for the third year in
succession on Sunday August 7 in Colombo.
A total of 29 teams took part in this quiz for which the questions
were compiled by Ruwan Senanayake, International Quizzing Associations'
Country Representative for Sri Lanka.
Welcome address by
CMI President, Malraj
Varuna Ratnaweera -
spelling out the Quiz
The quiz became more interesting to the participants with some
questions being based on visuals and video clips.
Team "Invictus" led by Hasini Minuwanpitiya, emerged the overall
winners and were presented the CMI Quiz Challenge Trophy, certificates
and a cash award of Rs 100,000/- Her team included Kasun Pathirage,
Lakshmi Radhakrishnan, Gayani Minuwanpitiya and Ranuka Dharmaratne as
the other members.
Hasini Minuwanpitiya, incidentally, was the best female quizzer in
Sri Lanka at the World Quizzing Championships worked out in June this
The Runners up of the CMI Quiz Challenge 2016 were Kasun Bandara
Ekanayake's team comprising Akila Abesinghe, Kasun Jayakody, Chamath
Jayakody and Charudaththta Ekanayake as rest of the members.
They also received an attractive trophy, certificates and a cash
prize of Rs 75,000/-
The 3rd place honours went to Shehan Kumar's team which included
Pramod de Silva, Dulantha De Silva, Asela Olupeliyawa and Gihan
Indraguptha and they received Rs 50,000/- as prize money and
certificates of excellence.
DFCC - Banking sector winners with CMI Ex Co member
The 4th placed team Dialog Axiata "A" and 5th placed - 99 X
Technology team were presented with cash awards of Rs 30,000/- and Rs
25,000/- respectively ( and also certificates) while the sector winners
were recognised with attractive trophies.
DFCC Bank team led by Nalin Karunathileka emerged as the best among
the Bank teams for the second consecutive year. Other teams in this
sector were from Peoples Bank, Seylan Bank (2 teams), Standard Chartered
Bank, Pan Asia Bank and HSBC.
Dialog Axiata A team won the top honours in the Mercantile sector and
99 X Technology emerged the top team in the IT and BPO Sector while the
Education Sector Award was won by Awakening Toastmasters.
Presentation of the main awards at this Quiz was made by Country
Director of British Council Keith Davies, who is also the Vice Patron of
CMI Sri Lanka branch.
As was done during the past two years, CMI Sri Lanka Branch presented
certificates of participation to all those who took part in this year's
Helanka Vacations were the Event Management Partners of CMI Sri Lanka
for this quiz.