Sri Lanka Army

Defender of the Nation

Army Bags National Weight Lifting Championship - 2011

Sri Lanka Army lifters bagged the 45th National Men’s Weight Lifting Championship - 2011 held at Kelaniya University Indoor Stadium on 28th and 29th May with three gold medals, two silver medals and three bronze medals to their credit.

Soldiers scored twenty four marks while Sri Lanka Navy scoring twenty-three emerged runner-up and Sri Lanka Air Force became second runner-up with twenty-one.

Gold Medal Winners
Lance Corporal    Wijesuriya CSSP                                     2 SLAGSC    56 kgs
Lance Corporal    Athukorala AAC                                         18 SLNG    69 kgs
Lance Corporal    Abeykoon KCATS                                        5 SLNG    94 kgs
Silver Medal Winners
Corporal    Jayakody JASK                                                        1 CR    77 kgs
Lance Corporal    Amindha Thushara UD                              2 SLEME    105 kgs
Bronze Medal Winners
Corporal    Dissanayake MDMU                                           2 SLAGSC    62 kgs
Lance Corporal    Perera MDS                                               2 SLASC    77 kgs
Lance Corporal    Silva ANS                                                    7 CES    105 kgs +