Chathuranga Dissanayaka wins best weightlifter for the 5th time

Monday, 12 September 2016 - 7:10

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Central Province secured the gold medal for male’s weightlifting category at the 42nd National Sports Festival.

Hundred weightlifters representing nine provinces took part in the event.

Meanwhile, North Central Province emerged second and won a silver and North West got the bronze.

Women’s gold in weightlifting was won by North Central.

Indika Chathuranga Dissanayaka secured his fifth best sportsman in the event this year.