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62 Division Organizes Volleyball Tournament

62 Division Headquarters organized finals in the Volleyball tournament in the play ground at the Division Headquarters on Sunday (8) at Padaviya, Sri Pura.

Preliminary rounds of the tournament were conducted under two categories; Group A and Group B with the participation of 11 teams during January 7-8, at the Division’s Sports Grounds at Sri Pura, Padaviya.

During the finals, 26 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) and 17 (V) Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) Volleyball players competed.

17 SLNG finally emerged the champions while 26 SLSR became the runners-up in the Inter Battalion Volleyball tournament.

On the directions of Major General B.H.M.A Wijesinghe, General Officer Commanding (GOC) 62 Division, this Volleyball tournament was organized among Units and Brigades of the 62 Division area of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) with the objective of improving sport skills of the troops and promoting them to reach national and international standards.

Major General B.H.M.A Wijesinghe, GOC, 62 Division as the Chief Guest gave away trophies and certificates to the winners in the tournament.