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Sri Lanka Army

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Army Upper Body Trainers Carry Overall Championship

Sri Lanka Army bench press sportsmen scored 24 marks to claim 3 Gold and 3 Silver medals and qualified for the overall championship during an all island.

Bench press competition, held at the Maithri hall- Bandaragama on Monday (4) on account of the National Independence Day.

Nine island-wide teams vied in this upper body training competition and lifters in Kohuwala High-octane Sports Club carried the runner-up trophy.

Here follow the names of the medal winners;

Lance Copral T.M.D Saman Kumara - Gold medal (74 kg new event record)

Private K.K.H Dilhara - Gold medal (83 kg)

Private H.A.S.S Hettiarachchi - Gold medal (50 kg)

Lance Copral J.D.N Jayarathne - Silver medal (120 kg)

Private Y.H.P Silva - Silver medal (50 kg)

Private C.R.C Fonseka - Silver medal (93 kg)