What is the national sport of Sri Lanka?
Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation (SLVF) is the main governing body of Volleyball in Sri Lanka, where volleyball is its national sport. The game of volleyball was introduced to Sri Lanka (then Ceylon) in 1916 by Mr. R. W. Camack, then Director of Physical Education at the Colombo Y.M.C.A.
The Federation is built on 62 affiliated organizations and Managed by an honorary Committee of 25 members. The Current President of SLVF is Hon.Ranjith Siyambalapitiya,the minister of Minister of Power and Renewable Energy and the Secretary General is Mr. A.S. Nalaka.
It also has International affiliations to the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) and Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC). It's also accredited to the National Olympic Committee(NOC) of Sri Lanka. From,1980,the Federation participated in the Asian Senior and Junior Men's & Women's Championships. In 2002 the Federation successfully hosted the 12th Asian Junior Women's Championship.