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Army Swimmers Shine in Open Swimming Competition

THE 2-MILE OPEN swimming competition organized by Sri Lanka Aquatic Sports Union at Mount Lavinia beach last Sunday (7) offered major winning slots to Army swimmers.
 
Overall Team Championship, Best Team among tri-services and the Police, HPN Challenge Trophy and Best Disabled Swimmer Category were clinched by Army Swimming Team Members. 
 
The soldiers competed n the swim and their placements are as follows;

Trooper   T.K.S. Weerakkody of 3 Armored Corps    - 2nd Place
Lieutenant L.R.K. Pieris of 5 (Volunteer) Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment  - 3rd Place
Private W.V. Kumara of 3 Sri Lanka Army Service Corps  - 7th Place
Private R.P.P. Rajapaksha of Sri Lanka Army Pioneer Corps  - 8th Place
Lance Corporal K.G.S. Bandaranayake of 6 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment - 10th Place
Corporal M.G.M Anura Bandara of 4 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment - 14th Place
Private R.W.D. De Zoysa of 4 Woman’s Corps - 9th Place