Boxers bring honour to Navy
Jan 10, 2011 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Sri Lanka Navy won the Clifford Cup with four gold medals at the 83rd Boxing Championships held at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium yesterday (January 6, 2011). It was a proud moment for the men and women in blue to win the honours after 37 years. Their dedication and commitment for the game finally paid rich dividends and brought glory for the Navy.
Under the direction of the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy and the supervision of the Naval officials in charge of Navy Boxing, Navy boxers kept the Navy Flag high and drew the spectator attention with their excellent performance. The keenly fought tournament showed the dominance of the armed forces. Sri Lanka Navy Boxing Captain K K Jayasundara received the prestigious Clifford Cup from the chief guest at the award ceremony former National, Clifford Cup and Heavy Weight Boxer DIG (Rtd) Munidasa Gomes.