Tug-of-War Nationals at Galle Face | Sunday Observer

Tug-of-War Nationals at Galle Face

The 15th annual National Tug-of-War Championship is scheduled to be held on December 7 at the Galle Face in Colombo from 6.00 am to 6.00 pm organized by the Sri Lanka Tug-of-War Federation for men and women under six weight categories.

According to an official of the Federation the event will be conducted in Colombo with the intention of popularizing the sport among the people in the city. The organisers also request all affiliated clubs to send in their entry forms to Secretary W. Christi Fernando, 38/9, Pubudu Mawatha, Mattegoda to reach him on or before November 30.

Further details could be obtained by calling on 0772 282762 or 0703 970233.

The weight categories will be for men 649 kg and women 540 kg.

In the Under-23 age group it will be 600 kg for men and 500 kg for women while the juniors boys and girls (14-18 years) will contest in 560 kg and 480 kg.

The Open event will be unlimited in weight.