16th December 2015 12:14:01 Hours
Sri Lanka Army shooting team received overall championship trophy in the ISSF Nation Meet – 2015 during the prize-giving ceremony of the Sri Lanka Firing Association (SLFA) at Solis Hotel, Kotte on Thursday (11).
Hon Minister of Sports, Dayasiri Jayasekara as the Chief Guest together with Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi Secretary to the Ministry of Defence graced the prize giving ceremony and gave away trophies and certificates to the winners in the shooting tournament.
Sri Lanka Army shooters registered a convincing victory by producing best pistol shooters in both men and women categories during the seven day (Nov 18 – 24 ) ISSF National Shooting Tournament held at the Sri Lanka Navy Firing Range, Welisara.
In the meantime, Corporal M. P. Pathirana of Sri Lanka Army and Private A. I. D. A Kulatunge of Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps emerged as Best Pistol Shooters in both men and women categories, respectively.
A large gathering of senior officers and shooting fans attended the ceremony.