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Sri Lanka Army

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Army Weight Lifters Excelled in National Weight Lifting Championship - 2017

National Weight Lifting Competition -2017 was held at Torrington gymnasium in Colombo 7 during 26-28 December.

Sri Lanka Army weight lifters bagged 1 Gold medal and 6 Silver medals beating more than 80 competitors of 7 sport clubs in the men’s category.

In the women’s category Army woman weight lifters secured 1 Silver and 2 Bronze medals.

The medal winners are as follows;

Men’s Category

Gold Medal for 56 Kg secured by Private Y.D.I Kumara

Silver Medal for 69 Kg secured by Lance Bombardier H.R.J Wijerathne

Silver Medal for 94 Kg secured by Lance Corporal A.T.C Abeykoon

Silver Medal for 105 Kg Secured by Bombardier K.C Abeywikrama

Silver Medal for 105 Kg Secured by Private A.P.T Jayatilake

Silver Medal for 69 Kg secured by Private W.M.Y.R Bandara

Silver Medal for 69 Kg secured by Private L.A.C.M Karunarathne

Women’s Category

Silver Medal for 53 Kg secured by Private D.D.D Abeysekara

Bronze Medal for 69 Kg secured by Private S.R.M Kumari

Bronze Medal for 90 Kg secured by Private S.M.N Aththanayake