The Sri Lanka Navy Inter Command Sailing Tournament 2018 was held in the alluring waters in front of the Commander Shanthi Bahar Memorial Sailing Club in Trincomalee on 25th and 26th October 2018. A total of 110 athletes representing all naval commands took part in this year’s tournament to clinch the coveted titles.
The tournament was comprised of both male and female events and its prize awarding ceremony was held at the Commander Shanthi Bahar Memorial Sailing Club on 26th October on a colourful note. The Deputy Area Commander of the Eastern Naval Command, Commodore Noel Kalubowila graced the prize awarding ceremony as the Chief Guest. A large number of senior officers and sailors were also present on this occasion.
The Northwestern Naval Command emerged overall champions in the men’s category and its runners up position was grabbed by the Training Command.The championship in the women’s category was won by the Eastern Naval Command and the Western Naval Command secured its runners up slot. Further, the champion sailors were awarded medals in recognition of their exceptional performances.
Inter Command Sailing Tournament 2018 – men’s category
Bronze medal was won by the Western Naval Command
Able Seaman JMSP Gunasekara
Able Seaman CH Rupasinghe
Silver medal was won by the Northwestern Naval Command
Able Seaman AGP Asanka
Able Seaman DMMCRK Somarathna
Gold medal was won by the Southern Naval Command
Electrician Mate JPS De Silva
Able Physical Training Instructor MS Indika
Inter Command Sailing Tournament 2018 – women’s category
Bronze medal was won by the North Central Naval Command
Women Communicator CAPK Abeygunawardana
Women Able Physical Training Instructor SIH De Silva
Silver medal was won by the Eastern Naval Command
Women Leading Communicator UARM Wijenayake
Women Recruit GSG Gunathilaka
Gold medal was won by the Western Naval Command
Women Able Seaman MGM Subashini
Women Ordinary Seaman WPI Uthpala