The Jaffna Weight Lifting Club has won a total of 13 Medals including 5 Golds, in the National Juvenile= Junior and Senior Weight Lifting Championships conducted by Sri Lanka Weight Lifting Federation , held at Colombo Torrington Indoor Stadium, from 20/12/2018 to 24/12/2018.
Weight Lifters from Jaffna District had participated in this championship and won several Medals.
some details are given below.
|Division||weight group – Kgs.||Name||snatch||Clean and Jerk||Total lift||Place
|Awarded Best Lifter in Juvenile Division.|
|Juveniles – Males||102||S.Thilanujan||55||65||120||Bronze|
|Senior – Men||102||V.Wijayasankar||106||144||250||Bronze|
This is the first time in the History of the Jaffna District Weight Lifting Club that a medal had been won in the Men’s Division. It had won a total of 13 Medals including 5 Gold, 5 Silver and 3 Bronze.