Mahanama College bag LV Jayaweera Boxing C’ship: Fernando Best Boxer
Mahanama College, Colombo clinched the LV Jayaweera Memorial Boxing Championship and College’s KJ Fernando crowned as the Best Boxer at the 43rd edition of Sri Lanka’s premier school boxing tournament, which concluded at Mahanama College, Colombo yesterday.
Winning four gold medals, the hosts clinched the championship producing Best Boxer KJ Fernanando, who beat GCM Amarasinghe of Vidyartha College Kandy in under 17-18 flyweight category. Amarasinghe went down fighting after a good battle to win the Best Loser Trophy.
Vidyartha College, Kandy became the runners-up, while Royal College Colombo secured the third place. Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera graced occasion as the chief guest and.
The Champion Mahanama College Boxing Team with Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera and Sri Lanka Boxing Association Assistant Treasurer cum Schools Boxing Association Technical Advisor Ruwan Keragala.
Champion Team and Winners of LV Jayaweera Memorial Cup 2016: Mahanama College Colombo
Runners-up: Vidyartha College, Kandy
Third Place: Royal College, Colombo.
Best Boxer: KJ Fernando (Mahanama College, Colombo)
Best Loser: GCM Amarasinghe (Vidyartha College, Kandy)
Age 15-16 years and 50-52kg (Junior): MPMP Silva (Mahanama College, Colombo) beat TWH Madushanka (Yatihena MV, Biyagama) 3-0
Age 17-18 years and 52-56kg (Youth): M Sarmmilan (Mulaitivu MV) beat KMRH Wijebandara (Trinity College, Kandy) 3-0
Age 15-16 years and 46-48kg (Junior): U Dhananjaya (Royal College, Colombo) beat GWSL Silva (Deerananda MV, Pilimathalawa)
Age 17-18 years and 60-64kg (Youth): MM Hinduranga (Mahanama College, Colombo) beat MMJD Wisvajith (Dharmaraja College, Kandy) TKO
Age 17-18 years and 56-60kg (Youth): GPR Perera (Bandaranaike Vidyalaya, Gampaha) beat WMKK Fonseka (Mahanama MV, Kandy) TKO
Age 17-18 years and 49-52kg (Youth): KJ Fernando (Mahanama College, Colombo) beat GCM Amarasinghe (Vidyartha College) 3-0
Age 17-18 years and 46-49kg (Youth): T Devendran (St Sylvester’s College, Kandy) beat MSB Arroz (Carey College, Colombo) TKO
Age 15-16 years and 52-54kg (Junior): APN Kularatne (Deerananda MV, Pilimathalawa) beat KMS Christianz (St John’s College, Nugegoda) 2-1
Age 15-16 years and 48-50kg (Junior): MAM Aseen (Royal College, Colombo) beat PBVK Sandaruwan (Mayurapada MV, Pilimathalawa) 3-0
Age 15-16 years and 44-46kg (Junior): TS Vithanage (Mahanama College, Colombo) beat AMS Gamage (Gamini, Ingiriya) 3-0
Age 13-14 years and 43-35 kg (Schoolboy): DMKGRV Kapukotuwa (Pallebowela MV, Hanguranketha) beat ES Weerasinghe (Gamini Ingiriya) 2-1
Age 13-14 years and 41-43kg (Schoolboy): OTB Kiridena (Trinity College, Kandy) beat BTB Dissanayake (Deerananda MV, Pilimathalawa) 3-0
Age 13-14 years and 39-41 kgs (Schoolboy): SR Gallage (Vidyarathna, Horana) beat RPR Kaumal (Gamini Ingiriya)
Age 13-14 years and 37-39kg (Schoolboy): GGT Madushan (Nalanda College, Colombo) 2-1
Age 13-14 years and 35-37kg (Schoolboy): SSB Weerakoon (Rajasinghe, Panvila) beat GKPU Mihiran (Vidyarathana, Horana) 2-1
Age 13-14 years and 33-35 kg (Schoolboy): BGD Sandaruwan (Deerananda MV, Pilimathalawa) beat RGDN Kumaratunga (Vidyartha College, Kandy) 2-1.