Lukas Hettiaratchi an Overseas School student was one of the five athletes representing Sri Lanka in the ASIAN Winter games. The Asian winter games 2017 was the eighth winter games, held in Sapporo from 19 till 26 February 2017.Lukas competed in multiple events 1.4 k classic cross country skiing sprint and 10 K classic cross country skiing. He achieved to collect the required FIS points.
This was an amazing opportunity for Lukas given by the National Committee of Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka Winter Sports Association.Lukas worked hard towards the achieving his first mile stone in the winter sports category. There was 32 Nations participating including Australia and Oceania, while majority of the participants were Asian Nations. The Sri Lankan team had shown positive spirit and even thought they had very little time to prepare they went a long way during the games.
OSC is regarded the most prestigious international school in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Founded in 1957, OSC remains Sri Lanka's oldest internationally accredited educational institution. It is the only school in Sri Lanka to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme from Pre-school to Grade 12. At OSC parents and teachers partner in working together to create the kind of environment where children not only learn, but thrive.