Navy women athletes shine at 25th Asian Athletics Championships
Woman Petty Officer Gayanthika Abeyrathne and Woman Ordinary Seaman Sayuri Mendis of the Sri Lanka Navy today (16th July 2023) made their country proud by winning a bronze medal in women’s 800m and a silver medal in women’s 400x4 relay respectively at the 25th Asian Athletics Championships in Thailand. The Asian Athletics Championships is being held at the National Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.
16 Jul 2023
Navy athlete Gayanthika Abeyrathne wins bronze medal in 1500m at 25th Asian Athletics Championships in Thailand
Woman Petty Officer Gayanthika Abeyrathne of the Sri Lanka Navy today (12th July 2023) made her country proud by winning a bronze medal in women’s 1500m at the 25th Asian Athletics Championships in Thailand. The Asian Athletics Championships is being held at the National Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.
12 Jul 2023
Navy Inter-command Rugby Tournament concludes with spectacular show of skill
The Navy Inter-command Rugby Tournament -2023 came to an exhilarating close at the rugby ground of SLNS Uththara, showcasing the exceptional sporting prowess of naval personnel. The three-day event, held from 05th to 07th July 2023, witnessed intense competition among various naval commands, with the Training Command emerging as the men's champions and the Western Naval Command clinching the women's championship.
09 Jul 2023
Navy triumph in 12th Defence Services Wushu Championship
The 12th Defence Services Wushu Championship was held at the Commander Parakrama Samaraweera Memorial Indoor Sports Complex, Welisara on 04th and 05th July 2023. In a remarkable display of skill and determination, the Navy men's and women's teams emerged victorious in the Wushu Championship.
07 Jul 2023
Western Naval Command wins Inter-Command Women's Six-a-Side Softball Cricket Tournament
The Inter-Command Women's Six-a-Side Softball Cricket Tournament 2023 was held at the Navy cricket ground, Welisara on 26th and 27th June 2023. The Chairman Sri Lanka Navy Cricket Committee, Rear Admiral Jalaj Ponnamperuma graced the final of the tournament as the Chief Guest.
29 Jun 2023
Navy becomes runners-up in men’s and women’s half marathon at 12th Defence Services Games
The Navy athletes showcased their exceptional running skills, securing the runner-up positions in both the men's and women's half marathon at the 12th Defence Services Games. The athletics events of 12th Defence Services Games were held on 24th June 2023 at the Air Force grounds in Katunayake.
26 Jun 2023
Navy wins women’s championship in 12th Defence Services Hockey Tournament
The women’s hockey team of the Sri Lanka Navy won the women’s championship in 12th Defence Services Hockey Tournament 2022/23. The tournament was held at the Sri Lanka Air Force Hockey Ground, Ekala on 23rd June 2023.
26 Jun 2023
Western Naval Command wins overall championship in Inter-command Table Tennis Tournament
The Inter-command Table Tennis Tournament was held at the Commander Parakrama Samaraweera Memorial Indoor Sports Complex from 20th to 24th June 2023. Showcasing their exceptional table tennis skills, the men’s and women’s championship titles were won by the Western Naval Command. Meanwhile, the Northern Naval Command became runners up in both men’s and women’s categories.
25 Jun 2023
Training Command showcases promising talents in Inter-command Triathlon Championship
In an exhilarating display of athleticism, the Inter-command Triathlon Championship unfolded at the Naval Dockyard and Sandy Bay beach on 18th June 2023. The event was graced by the Deputy Area Commander Eastern Naval Area, Commodore Mahesh De Silva. Showcasing the remarkable physical prowess and competitive spirit, the Training Command won both men’s and women’s overall team championships in the Inter-command Triathlon Championship.
23 Jun 2023
Gold medal winning Navy athletes recognized with cash prizes as token of appreciation
Sri Lanka Navy gold medalists in international athletic meets – Woman Petty Officer Gayanthika Abeyrathne and Able Seaman SMASM Subasinghe, with their medals and awards, met with the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters today (20th June 2023). Appreciative of their performances, which brought a lot of credit to the motherland, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera, who is also the President of Sri Lanka Navy Sports Board, awarded cash prizes to both athletes and encouraged them to pursue their sporting career.
20 Jun 2023