Army Para Games : CLI wheelChair Marathon Champs | Sunday Observer

Army Para Games : CLI wheelChair Marathon Champs

Wheelchair marathon winners after receiving their Awards R.D.A. Somasiri  (center) and runners up, A.H.M. Abeyratne and H.M. Premachandra of Light  Infantry Regiment.
Wheelchair marathon winners after receiving their Awards R.D.A. Somasiri (center) and runners up, A.H.M. Abeyratne and H.M. Premachandra of Light Infantry Regiment.

Inter Regimental Para Games organized by Sri Lanka Gemunu Regiment conducted the Cycling and the Wheelchair marathon on Friday in Ratnapura.

The event saw entries from five regiments of the Army. Fifteen cyclists took part in this event and G.P. Indika Kumara of Singha Regiment won the 53 Kilo Meter event with ease.

The Wheelchair marathon saw 12competitors in action in the 23 kilo meter race. This event was completely dominated by the Sri Lanka Army Light Infantry’s bagging all three positions to bring victory for their Regiment.

The Awards ceremony was held at the Seevalee College ground with the participation of Center Commandant of the Gemunu Regiment and Chairman of the Para games of Sri Lanka Army Organizing Committee Major General W.D.V. Fernando as chief guest. Also present at the awards ceremony was Ratnapura SP Bandara Hakmana and Provincial Director of Health Services Dr. Kapila Kannangara. 

Comments

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.