SLAF Men and women’s teams bagged the 2018 Taekwondo championship with 09 gold medals.
Defence Services Taekwondo Championship 2018 was held on 03rd, 04th and 05th July 2018 at the Indoor Gymnasium of SLAF Base, Katunayake.
SLAF Men’s and Women’s teams bagged the 2018 Taekwondo championship with the SLAF Men’s Team securing Four (4) Gold Medals, Two (2) Silver and three (3) Bronze Medals. SLAF Women’s Team secured Five (5) Gold Medals, Four (4) Silver and four (4) Bronze Medals. The Best Male Player was Leading Aircraftman Thilakarathna DTL.
Air Vice Marshal KFR Fernando, the Director Ground Operations of SLAF graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest. Chairman of SLAF Taekwondo, Air Vice Marshal MRK Samarasinghe, Officers and other ranks from Tri Services also witnessed the event.
Male Gold Medal Winners Leading Aircraftman Liyanage LCS Leading Aircraftman Thilakarathna DTL Leading Aircraftman Dahanaka DADS Leading Aircraftman DGDNK Jayasinghe
Female Gold Medal Winners Leading Aircraftwoman Ranathunga RASP Leading Aircraftwoman Gunawardana KTIS Leading Aircraftwoman Dissanayaka DMNP Leading Aircraftwoman Gunawardana DDNLD Leading Aircraftwoman Thamilmakal R
Male Silver Medal Winners Leading Aircraftman Udeshan SDI Leading Aircraftman Ranasinghe RASD
Female Silver Medal Winners Leading Aircraftwoman Weerasinghe WMPK Leading Aircraftwoman Priyanka RV Leading Aircraftwoman Welantalawa WTD Leading Aircraftwoman Aluthge SM
Male Bronze Medal Winners Leading Aircraftman Gunasiri GND Leading Aircraftman Madhusanka SS Leading Aircraftman Senanayaka SMP
Female Bronze Medal Winners Leading Aircraftwoman Narmada PAS Leading Aircraftwoman Jayanganai AAI Leading Aircraftwoman Wijerathna BMWS Leading Aircraftwoman Sewwandi KC