Apr 12, 9 months ago

Sujeewa Wijayanayake Appointed to Organizing Committee for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

http://sportsinfo.lk/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/92558996_899427593814705_2915799197846339584_n-802x1024.jpgSujeewa Wijayanayake Appointed to Organizing Committee for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Sujeewa Jayantha Wijayanayake of Sri Lanka has been appointed as a Deputy Technical Operation Manager for Baseball and Softball of The Organizing Committee for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

An old Anandian Sujeewa Wijenayake assumed duties on the 1st of April 2020 following interviews with the Ministry of Sports in Japan, the Japanese Olympic Committee & the Tokyo Olympic Organising Committee.

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games is the organisation responsible for ensuring the successful delivery of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020. The city of Tokyo, Japan’s vibrant capital, was elected as Host City of the Games of the XXXII Olympiad at the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 7 Sept. 2013.

The organising committee was launched on 24 Jan. 2014. Spearheaded by former Prime Minister of Japan Yoshiro Mori as organising committee President, the Organising Committee is composed of members from various organisations including the Japanese Olympic Committee, the Japanese Paralympic Committee, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the national government.

The Games of the XXXII Olympiad (Tokyo 2020) will be held from 23 July until 8 August 2021, followed by the Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 from 24 August until 5 September.

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His role will be to maintain relations with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Japan Olympic Committee, World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), Baseball Federation of Japan (BFJ), and Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) for all Baseball & Softball Technical matters for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics which is scheduled to begin on the 23rd of July 2021.

Sujeewa was selected for this role following his sublime performances with World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), Baseball Federation of Japan (BFJ), Baseball Federation of Asia (BFA) and Sri Lanka Baseball and he will perform duties for more than 18 months.

 

 

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