Sri Lanka Army

Defender of the Nation

Army Players Win Overall Championship in National Tug of War Tournament

The 16th National Tug of War Championship-2021 organized by the National Tug of War Association was held at the Torrington ground, Colombo where 37 leading Sports Clubs under men/women categories vied for supremacy.

In addition, 7 teams of the Sri Lanka Army also competed in the Championship and succeeded in winning this year's overall championship with following gains:

Under 23 Women - Runners Up

Under 23 Men - Championship

560 kg (women) - Championship

640 kg (Men) - Championship

Open (Men) - Championship

Open (women) - Championship

Major General Harendra Ranasinghe, Commander 1 Corps and Chairman of Army Athletic Committee, together with Brigadier Upul Kodithuwakku, Brigadier Priyantha Nawarathna, Colonel Dhammika Thilakarathna and all other officers contributed to the success of this championship by encouraging the players.