Talavou F. Alailima
Mr. Alailima pioneered the Sri Lankan fitness industry and has been the market leader since 1994 with his chain of “Power World’ Gyms. Today his Power World Gyms are also the 3rd largest chain of gyms in India. In 2005 he also pioneered the Sport Nutrition industry with his brand of supplements “Edge”, and launched the “Lion Warrior” Sports High Performance Program in 2008, training over 100 National level sportsmen, across 10 sports.
He is a US qualified Strength Training and Sports Nutrition Consultant, educated at Franklin & Marshall College in Pennsylvania USA, and holds a Master of Sports Management degree from the IE Business School in Madrid, Spain. He has also made a substantial contribution to the “Manual of Sports Medicine” which is published by the Sports Association of the Colombo Medical Faculty.
He is an NCAA All American Athlete, South Asian Games Medalist, and a Sri Lanka record holder for the Shot Putt and Discus throwing events. He has been the Sports Nutrition and Strength training consultant for many national clubs, school teams, and champion sportsmen for the past 24-years. 40,000 subscribers of Dialog and Mobitel also receive from him a daily health and fitness tip.
As a member of the Sri Lanka National Sports Council and with a passion to see Sri Lanka sports achieve world-class levels, Mr. Alailima has influenced the sports and fitness industry of Sri Lanka in a unique and profound way.