Wijebaskar Asika has created three new records and has clinched the Gold in the National Weight Lifting Championship.
The Open Age Weight Lifting Championships for women was held at Colombo, Torrington Indoor stadium.
Representing Northern Province and competing in the 64 Kgs. weight group, Asika lifted 77Kgs. in snatch and 98 kgs. in Clean and Jack and total of 175 Kgs. and three new records.
In 71 kgs. weight group, K.Regina lifted 58 Kgs. in snatch and 70 Kgs. in Clean and Jerk and a total of 128 Kgs. and won a Silver.
In the 87 Kgs. group J.Sukanya snatched 65 Kgs. Clean and Jerked 75 Kgs. to a total of 140 kgs. and won a Silver. It is notable that she is a student of Passaiyoor St. Antony’s Girls School.