Arshika Vijayabaskar representing Northern Province, established 3 National Records in National Level Weight Lifting Championships being conducted at Pollonnaruwa.
44th National Level Weight Lifting Championships being conducted now. During the Weight Lifting for Women conducted on Friday, V.Asika who represented Northern Province, competed in the under 63 Kgs. Group, lifted 76 Kgs. in Snatch, 97 Kgs in Clean and jack and a total lift of 173 Kgs. to win the Gold Medal
All three lifts are New National Records.
In the Under 53 Kgs Group, P. Nilogini representing Northern Province lifted 53 – 67 – 120 Kilos to win the Bronze.
In the Women’s section, Mary Lucksika representing Northern Province lifted 44 – 56 – 100 Kilos to win the Bronze.