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Army Weightlifter Shines in ‘Asian Weightlifting Championships - 2019’

Sri Lanka Army’s sports and athletic skills once again received world-wide recognition during the Asian Weightlifting Championships - 2019 in Ningbo, China (April 18-28) when the weightlifter, Lance Corporal Y.D.I Kumara won a Bronze Medal in Weightlifting (55 kg class), bringing credit and reputation to the Army and the country at large.

Lance Corporal Y.D.I Kumara of 6 Sri Lanka Army General Service Corps (SLAGSC) after his recruitment to the Army Volunteer Force has been successful in a series of Weightlifting tournaments and events in recent years both at home and overseas.