Air Force strives to shine at Asian Games | Sunday Observer

Air Force strives to shine at Asian Games

Thirty two sportsmen and women of the Sri Lanka Air Force, consisting of 29 players and 3 officials, have been selected to represent Sri Lanka at the 18th Asian Games to be held in Indonesia from August 18 to September 2, 2018.

Sri Lanka Air Force players including the Captain of National Hockey team leading aircraftman Weerasooriya PGLG and others will represent the nation at Athletics, Baseball, Volleyball, Beach Volleyball, Weight lifting, Rowing, Taekwondo, Wrestling, Hockey, Judo and Karate. Of special note is the fact that of those selected, two Rowers and one Taekwondo player, have taken up the sport only after joining the Air Force. Picture shows the Sri Lanka Air Force team with the Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy and other officials prior to their departure to the Asian Games.

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