29th October 2018 15:52:33 Hours
The Annual Boxing Meet of the Sri Lanka Military Academy was held on Saturday, 06th October 2018 at the Gymnasium. Officer Cadets from Intake 85, 86, 86B, Lady 16 and Lady 15(V) vied for the championship in 6 and 2 weight categories for men and women respectively; 56 kg bantam weight, 60 kg light weight, 64 kg light welter weight, 69 kg welter weight, 75 kg middle welter weight and 81 kg light heavy weight for men, and 51 kg fly weight, and 64 kg light welter weight for women. Altogether there were eight bouts and Cdt/Cpl N A S S Napagoda of Intake 85 won the title of the Best Boxer while O/Cdt T M N S Peris of Intake 86B was adjudged the Best Loser. Professional boxers of the Commando Regiment entertained the spectators in an exhibition bout.
The Commandant of the Sri Lanka Military Academy Brigadier Priyantha Senaratne graced the occasion as the Chief Guest together with Deputy Commandant and Wing Heads while Officers of the instructional staff and Officer Cadets of all intakes were also present.