Air Force boxer wins bronze at World Military Boxing Championship

Air Force boxer wins bronze at World Military Boxing Championship

Air Force boxer wins bronze at World Military Boxing Championship

Written by Zulfick Farzan

27 Sep, 2021 | 12:58 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lankan boxer Leading Aircraftwoman Gayani Kaluarachchi rewrote history when she bagged the Bronze Medal in the Women’s 75kg weight category at the World Military Boxing Championship

Her victory marks a historical milestone as it is the first time a Sri Lankan female pugilist has made it to the podium in such a mega boxing event.

The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana extended his heartiest congratulations to the Air Force Boxer who has brought glory and honour to the Sri Lanka Air Force and the motherland, at an international sporting platform.

Leading Aircraftwoman Kaluarachchi has also achieved success at tournaments such as the Defence Services Games 2018, Layton Cup Boxing Tournament 2019, and Clifford Cup Boxing Tournament 2019.

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