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 +