Colombo, Sri Lanka, April 9, 2020: The National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka is reporting the passing of a former NOC Secretary General, Wing Commander Raja M. Wickramasinghe.
In a Facebook post and tribute, NOC Sri Lanka says: “It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing away of Wing Commander Raja M. Wickramasinghe (Retd. Sri Lanka Air Force) on March 27, 2020.
“He was Secretary-General of the National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka from 1974 to 1975 and from 1978 to 1979.
“Wing Commander (Rtd) Wickramasinghe was a national athlete and a national champion in the discus. May his soul rest in peace.”
The tribute is posted on behalf of the President and Executive Board of the National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka and Commonwealth Games Association of Sri Lanka.