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    'Best Gymnast' grabbed by L/Corporal Paththapperuma of SLE

    July 01, 2014

    Sri Lanka Engineers' (SLE) Lance Corporal T.U.K.Paththapperum establishing a new record for the 8th consecutive year won the National Gymnastic Championship.  He was adjudged the "Best Gymnast" in Men's category at the 40th National Games held at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium on Sunday (29).

    Lance Corporal Paththapperuma  was first nominated for the same title in 2007.


    Major General V.U.B Nanayakkara, Colonel Commandant, SLE appreciating his great achievements  awarded him a cash reward of Rs. 1 lakh to be used for further enhancement of his skills.


    Lance Corporal Paththapperuma who is currently following a 2-year Gymnastic Training Programme in Manila, Philippines has also been chosen to represent Sri Lanka at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.


    An old boy of Ananda College, Colombo, Paththapperuma has brought honour to the organization by emerging as a winnner at several Gymnastic competitions.(KH/SI)

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