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Finals in Inter Battalion Badminton and Cricket Tournaments Held

Troops of the 62 Division organized the year’s final events of Badminton and Cricket competitions at the Divisional Headquarters in Welioya during December 22-30.

Inter Battalion Badminton Tournament got off on Thursday (22 December) at the Divisional badminton court in Welioya at first.

A total of twenty two different teams, represented (Open singles and doubles) in under command Brigades, Battalions and other formations.

11 Gemunu Watch (GW) and 17 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) teams vied in the finals and 11 GW became the champions.

The Inter Battalion Cricket Tournament meanwhile kicked off on Friday (30 December) at the Divisional sports ground at the 62 Division Headquarters.

Eleven different teams from under command Brigades, Battalions and other formations participated in the tournament. 11 GW and 17 SLNG teams entered the finals and 11 GW finally clinched the championship.

General Officer Commanding, 62 Division, Major General B.H.M.A Wijesinghe, 623 and 622 Brigade Commanders, Officers and other ranks under command to the 62 Division participated in the sports events.