Endurance and determination on display at marathon event of Inter-Command Athletic Championship 2023
The marathon event of the Inter-Command Athletic Championship 2023 successfully concluded in the Northern Naval Command on 06th February 2023. The finals of the Inter-Command Athletic Championship are scheduled to be held in the Northern Naval Command on 11th and 12th February.
With a burst of excitement and energy, 35 long distance runners from each naval command competed in the men’s and women’s events which covered 21.0975km and 15km respectively.
Among 26 athletes, the men’s championship was won by the North Central Naval Command and its runner up position was secured by the Northern Naval Command. Meanwhile, the Training Command and the Northern Naval Command secured the championship and runner up titles respectively in the women’s event.
The event has been organised under the auspices of the Chairman of Sri Lanka Navy Athletic Pool Commodore (Engineering) Chandana Bopagoda. The price awarding ceremony was graced by Commander Northern Naval Area Rear Admiral Aruna Tennekoon.