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Sri-Lanka Army annual Inter-unit Cycling C’ships:

SLEME emerge overall champions

Veteran cyclist Anthony Symons winning the veterans’ event (left). Winners of the veterans’ event
Veteran cyclist Anthony Symons winning the veterans’ event (left). Winners of the veterans’ event

The Sri-Lanka Army annual Interunit Cycling championships organized by the Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Regiment (SLEMER) was worked off in Saliyapura, Anuradhapura in a 35km, Circuit recently. The event was headed by National Commissaire of the CFSL, Ushan Kodagoda, with a veteran team. Over 100 cyclists representing 12 units of the Sri Lanka Army participated in six events.

Host SLEME won the overall championship gaining 115 points and bagged the National championship challenge trophy while Gadjaba Regiment and SL Artillery became runner-ups. The third place was won by SL Ordinance Corps.

Results:

(Open) Inter-unit racing class road race - 140 km - 04 laps

1st place - CFN Madonsa - HAD - 03 hrs - 09mins - 51 secs.

2nd place - CFN Weerasinghe WDPS - 03 hrs - 09mins- 51 secs.

3rd place - CFN Thisera - MNP - SLEME - 03 hrs - 09 mins - 51secs.

4th place - L/C Dayananda RTC - SLEME - 03 hrs - 09 mins - 51 secs.

5th place - PTE Sadaruwan Pinto SLSR - 03 hrs - 11 mins - 08 secs.

6th place - PVT Kumarasinghe - SLEME - 03 hrs - 11 mins - 08 secs.

7th place - L/C Wickrame - SLEME - 03 hrs - 11 mins - 10 secs.

8th Place - L/C Sampath WKS - 03 hrs - 11 mins - 15 secs.

9th Place - PLT- Perera DRP - SLAC - 03 hrs - 14 mins - 11 secs.

10th Place - L/C Pushapakumara MAP- SLAC- 03 hrs - 14 mins - 42 secs.

STANDARD EVENT – 185 KM

1st Place - PTE - Shihara RAS - SLASC - 02 hrs 37 min 33 sec

2nd Place - CFN – Priyadarshana - SSLEME - 02 hrs 37 min 37 sec

3rd Place - PVT - De Silva YMA - SIA - 02 hrs 37 min 40 sec

4th Place - PTE - Madushanka WPL GR - 02 hrs 37 min 40 sec

5th Place - CFN Perera PKSM - SLEME - 02 hrs 37 min 40 sec

6th Place - CFN Perera KGPV - SLEME - 02 hrs 37 min 40 sec

7th Place - PTE Jayakantha WS - SLEME - 02 hrs 37 min 40 sec

8th Place - PTE - Dissanayaka- DMDK- SLA - 02 hrs 37 min 40 sce

9th Place - Chandrawansa HMHR - GR - 02hrs 37 min 40 sce

10th Place - Sankapsla KKK - ESR - 02hrs 37 min 40 sce

WOMEN – (standard) 35 KM

1st Place - PTE - PTE Dilhani BAS - SLAWC - 01 hrs 07 min 03 sec

2nd Place - PPE - HEARATH HMDS - SLAWC - 01 hrs 07 min 05 sec

3rd Place - PTE - WIJESINGE ND - 2SLAWC - 01 hrs 07 min 23 sec

4th Place - PTE - Jayanthika KG - 2SLAWC - 01 hrs 10 min 51 sec

5th Place - PET - Weerasinghe WJUS - 2SLAWC - 01 hrs 10 min 57 sec

Road race (men) desabled – 35Km

1st Place - CPL - Wasantha GL - GR - 01 hr - 01 min - 49 sec

2nd Place - L/ CPL Ranasinghe WPMK - GR - 01 hr - 04 min - 41 sec

3rd Place - CPL - Dissanayake - PMPK - GR - 01 hr - 09 min - 23 sec

Veterans race – 35KM – age over 60 – 70 35 Km

1st Place Sliya Weerakody - age (65) - SLOC

2nd Place WF Jayalath - age (65) - SACS

3rd Place Jagathn Premalal - age (61) - SLESC

4th place KDS Perera - age (58) - GR

Over 70 -

1st Place - P, Anthony Symons - age (76) - SLEME

The chief guests were, Major General Sirinage - SLEME Commanding Officer and president - Army cycling Club, Brigadier Indu Samarakoan - Centre Commandant – SLEME, Lt Colonel Randi Jayasinghe - Secretary.

Brigadier Randeniya, Brigadier Sumith Premalal, Brigadier Saman Liyanage, and Lt colonel Jayatissa, Coordinated the event.Also, WO I CP Meemanage - SAG, SARCC gold Medalist with staff SGT, Ishan worked hard to make this a Success.


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