5th Navy Open Shooting Championship-2018 held in Welisara

The Sri Lanka Navy Shooting Team emerged as the overall champions of the 5th Navy Open Shooting Championship-2018 held from 5th to 13th October, at the Small Bore Firing Range Complex of Sri Lanka Navy, in Welisara.

 The Navy shooters, who displayed outstanding performances throughout the competition, secured the titles of both Best Shooter Men and Women. Able Seaman Yamith Krishantha was adjudged as the Best Shooter Men while Woman Communicator Tehani Egodawela who set a new national record scoring 623.3 points in 10 metres air riffle women event, was awarded the Best Shooter Women. Over 300 shooters representing SL Navy, SL Army, SL Air Force, Sri Lanka Police, Sport clubs and schools all over the island competed in this event.

 The awarding ceremony which was held on 15th October 2018 at Malima Club House, Uswetakeyawa, was graced by Director General Operations Rear Admiral Niraja Attygalle as the chief guest. Commodore Bandula Senarathna, the Chairman Sri Lanka Navy Musketry and Lieutenant Commander Sujith Kumara, the secretary Sri Lanka Navy Musketry were also present on the occasion.