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Jaffna wins bronze in Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship

NP GovernorCommonwealth Weightlifting Championship was held in Malaysia. The bronze medal of 58kg section was won by Sri Lanka's V. Arshika, a student in grade 10 of Wundukuli Girl's School, Jaffna.

A celebration was organized by Jaffna District Weightlifter's Association to felicitate her and other students at the YMCA Hall, Jaffna, last (20).

Her father Mr. Wijayashankar Ashiya, was her coach, and he was also felicitated at the event.The chief guest of the event was Reginald Cooray, Governor of the Northern Province and E. Arnold, Northern Provincial Councilor, Secretary to the Governor, L. Illangovan, Private Secretary to the Governor J.M. Somasiri, Mr. Vijitharan, Director of Sports, Jaffna District participated in the event.


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