A series of volleyball matches played within the Island and the game was popularized in a great extent. The Federation of Sri Lanka Volleyball was formed on the 04th of September, 1951and consequently the volleyball received an official recognition. Sir Richard Aluvihara was the first President of the Federation of Sri Lanka Volleyball.
Volleyball which was introduced to the world in 1895 was brought to Sri Lanka in 1916 by Voltor Cameck, then Director of Physical Education of the Association of Colombo Young Men Christians. Though 1916 was declared as the year where volleyball was introduced to Sri Lanka, there is no a specific record in the history regarding the exact date of the introduction of such a game.
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Volleyball is an important game to our country as it is the national game in Sri Lanka. According to historical records, birth of the Volleyball was in New York, and the Name William G. Morgan has been carved in the pages of proud history as the father of Volleyball Who has gone down the history of the sport as the inventor of Volleyball game, but the Volleyball was not the name inherited to Volleyball by his father, it was “Mintonette” .
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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 99 affiliated organizations and Managed by an honorary Committee of 25 members.
Our national sport of Sri Lanka is Volleyball. It was officially recognized as the national sport of Sri Lanka in 1991 and the sport was introduced to Sri Lanka by Mr. Robort Wolter Camack in 1916 and introduced to world by Mr. Williyam G. Mogan in 1895. However, there is an opinion that Sri Lankans played a similar sport before its introduction.
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