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 KarunarathneWomen’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