SLAF women’s weightlifting team secured the National title consecutively for the 6th time, winning 3 Gold 3 Silver and 01 bronze medals while men’s weightlifting team became the joint runners up, winning 03 Gold, 02 bronze, 02 Silver at the National Weightlifting Championship conducted from 21 to 24 Dec 16 at National Sports Complex Polonnaruwa organized by the National Weightlifting Federation.
026302 LAC Palagasinghe adjudged the Best lifter (Men) in the tournament.
Individual achievement of SLAF Men and Women weightlifters are as follows.
Gold 023693 LAC Jayawickrama WPGDC 024643 AC Peters SM 026302 LAC Palagasinghe
Silver 029708 AC Charuka WPU
Bronze 026301 LAC Wijesinghe 029706 AC Jayasena URR