The Google Portal had listed 9 athletes.
But the two marked with a cross
do NOT appear in the ‘official’ list.
Would appear that the official squad is even smaller than what had been initially portrayed.
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It was so good to meet the other authors. As ever made me appreciate my limitations.
Many thanks to Roza Benoit, Holly Brown & Lily Yari for making this happen. Bravo.
At every recent Olympics, whether Summer or Winter, during the Opening Ceremony I get the notion that I should check the Sri Lanka squad to see what they are representing (– suffice to say that equatorial Sri Lanka does not normally put up much of a showing at Winter Olympics).
Appears, per Google’s Olympics portal, that Sri Lanka is fielding a 9 person squad. That Google cannot find the picture for 3 of them is NOT promising nor good. That is bad.
Seems like a small squad for a country that now has a 20 million population. Yes, I will have to go digging for the squad sizes by country.
I expected to see some participation in golf and tennis — both played quite extensively by Sri Lankans. Also no boxing.
Appears, per the official Olympics site, that Sri Lanka, has only ever won two medals (and I think I vaguely remember the 2000 medal):
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