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20th September 2016 21:14:24 Hours

'Sappers 4 X 4 GYMPO - 2016'

The annual Off Road Challenge ‘SAPPERS 4 x 4 GYMPO 2016’ racing event organized by the Sri Lanka Engineers (SLE) kicked off Saturday (17)  morning at the Sapper Off Road Arena at Embilipitiya.

The event was organized in collaboration with the Four Wheel Drivers’ Club of Sri Lanka and the Sri Lanka Motorcycle Riders' Association. Several senior officers and other ranks competed in racing and riding events.

Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, Commander, Security Forces - West graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.

Many senior officers, officers, other ranks and civilians gathered to watch the event.

Following are the winners;

Racing Motor Cycle 125cc – Defence Forces Event

Signalman D.B.K Siva of Sri Lanka Signal Corps  – 1st Place

Corporal M.M.J.S  Premarathna of Vijayaba Infantry Regiment  – 2nd  Place

Lance Corporal P.M.J Sigera of Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police  – 3rd  Place

Racing Motor Cycle 125cc – National Event

Corporal M.M.J.S  Premarathna of Vijayaba Infantry Regiment  – 1st  Place

Signalman D.B.K Siva of Sri Lanka Signal Corps  – 2nd  Place

Standard Motor Cycle 125cc – National Event

Corporal P.R Wijerathne of Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment – 1st  Place

Standard Motor Cycle 250cc – National Event - Race 1

Corporal P. R  Vijerathna of  Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment  – 3rd  Place 

Standard Motor Cycle 250cc – National Event - Race 2

Private W. B. L. J.  Kumarasinghe of Sri Lanka Army Service Corps - 3rd  Place 

Racing Motor Cycle 250cc – National Event - Race 1

Corporal M.M.J.S  Premarathna of Vijayaba Infantry Regiment  – 1st  Place

Signalman D.B.K Siva of Sri Lanka Signal Corps  – 2nd  Place

Racing Motor Cycle 250cc – National Event - Race 2

Corporal M.M.J.S  Premarathna of Vijayaba Infantry Regiment  – 2nd  Place

Lance Corporal P.M.J Sigera of Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police  – 3rd  Place