Sri Lanka Army amateur boxers (male) during the recent Sri Lanka Amateur Boxing Tournament at Colombo Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium showed colours and secured supremacy in five weight categories out of ten and four slots as first runners-up.
Army woman amateur boxers meanwhile in the same tournament secured Championship in one weight category after competing in three categories. They also won the runners-up slot in one weight category.
Private K.M.D Jayaratne, Private R.D.I.N Jayawansa, Lance Corporal I.B.N Samansiri Bandara, Private A.R.B.E Tillakaratne and Corporal G.A.N Perera secured Championships in different weight categories. Private H.S Priyadarshani of Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps won the Championship in under 48 kg weight category.
Lance Corporal K.M.C.E Bandara of Sri Lanka Military Police and Private W.H.M.S.R Herath of Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps were adjudged best losers in the tournament.