In the Weight Lifting series conducted by the National Weight Lifting Federation, Vijayabaskar Asika of the Chundikuli Girls College Jaffna, broke the existing record in the women’s division and was selected as the best Weight Lifting Athlete.
These contest were held in Torrington indoor stadium yesterday. Vijayabaskar Asika representing Jaffna Weight Lifting Association, Jaffna ‘Clinched’ 96 Kgs. In the under 63 Kgs. Weight group to win a Gold Medal and record a new National Record.
S.Thurkka of the Kilinochch Ramanathapuram MV won a Bronze in the 75 Kg weight group lifting 83kgs.