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Army-Produced World Class Wushu Player &;amp; His Coach Fêted


Achievements of the world-class Wushu player, Lance Corporal W.L Gunasekara of 12 Battalion Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) who secured a bronze medal at the recent 12th World Wushu Championship, together with his coach, Staff Sergeant W.L.P Nilantha, were fêted by Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake, Commander of the Army when they both were invited to the office of the Commander, Wednesday (13).

Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake extolling the reputation he brought to the country through his achievements at the international meet and presented him with a cheque of Rs 500,000/= and also assured him of continued assistance and training expertise for promotion of his martial arts skills further.

On the same occasion, the Commander appreciative of the services being extended to the Army by his coach, Staff Sergeant  W.L.P Nilantha, presented him with a cheque  of Rs 250,000/=.