Western Province overall champs
Nov 1, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Commonwealth Games silver medallist Chinthana Geethal Vidanage was named Most Outstanding Sportsman and received the luxury car at the 36th National Sports Festival organized by the Ministry of Sports and the Sports Development Authority and concluded at the Bogambara Stadium in Kandy yesterday.
Vidanage representing North Central Province established a new Sri Lanka record while lifting an overall total of 306 points including 130 in the snatch category and 176 in the clean and jerk category while competing in the 77 kg weight class which shattered his own record.
Vidanage received one of the latest models in the Fiat automobile series through the courtesy of FIAT Sri Lanka who has partnered with the Ministry of Sports for the first time. This was the first time that an award of this nature was on offer while brand new motorbikes and laptop computers were also presented to the winners in different sporting events.