The Annual Sports Meet 2013 of Jaffna Hindu College will be held at the school grounds on Tuesday, 19 February 2013 from 14:00 to 19:00 hours. Mr. Selvadurai Thevarajah, Secretary of OBA UK will be the Chief Guest.
Mr. Selvadurai Thevarajah studied at JHC from 1979 to 1985 (A/L 1986). He was a member of the college Scout Troop and the Board of Prefects. He was also a member of the college Athletics Team and has received first place in the 800 Meters, 1500 Meters and Marathon. He represented JHC’s 4x400m relay team at circuit and district sports meets. Mr.Thevarajah was a member of the Kasippillai House and represented Kasippillai House at 4×200 meters and 4×400 meters relays.
Apart from the school sports, he also won second place in his village swimming competition, where he had to swim from Karainagar to Kayts and return back, at the age of 14. He was the youngest person to participate in that competition.
Mr.Thevarajah is currently domiciled in UK. He holds a degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from University College London (UCL) and had worked for APC Ltd as Control Engineer and held several positions such as Senior Control Engineer, Staff Engineer, and Team Leader Systems Control in Cummins Power Generation UK. Mr.Thevarajah runs his own business now.
His wife Nanthinithevy Thevarajah will distribute the prizes for winners of the annual sports meet 2013.