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President calls Manju and congratulates

Oct 13, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
President Mahinda Rajapaksa telephoned Manju Wanniarachchi yesterday and congratulated him on winning Sri Lanka’s first gold medal in boxing in 72 years after beating Wales’ Sean McGoldrick in the bantam weight division. The 30-year-old from Kandy won a points decision 16-14 to beat the 18-year-old, who caused an upset in the semi-finals by beating the Olympic bronze medallist and the beaten finalist from Melbourne, Louis Julie.   Read more:www.dailynews.lk/2010/10/14/news02.asp