The 44th National Sports Festival ended today with a closing ceremony at the Gallella National Stadium in Polonnaruwa. President Maithripala Sirisena was the chief guest.
The Western province won the overall championship by claiming 101 gold, 86 silver and 76 bronze. The Central Province won the second place with 46 gold, 41 silver and 53 bronze. The third place went to the Southern Province.