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Expectations are blooming of the Sri Lankan squad of Commonwealth games

Expectations are blooming of the Sri Lankan squad of Commonwealth games

The month of July has commenced with next expectations in the heart of sports fans as the 20th Commonwealth games are scheduled to be held in Glasgow , Scotland , United Kingdom from 23 July to 3 August 2014 .

A well-known Nishantha Piyasena , Assistant Secretary of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Sri Lanka has been appointed as the manager of the squad . One hundred four talented , skillful and determined players will be representing Sri Lanka in this fabulous occasion.

The Commonwealth games have commenced in 1930 and Sri Lanka was fortunate enough to win 13 medals along with 4 gold , 6 silver and 3 bronze . The highest numbers of medals were taken for Boxing .

Athletics , Weight Lifting are the other categories . Chinthana Vidanage will take part in 20th Commonwealth games and he’s about to crowns as the highest number of medal winners in the Commonwealth games for Sri Lanka .

Sri Lankan athletes for Glasgow 2014:

Aquatics – Swimming:

Kimiko Shihara Raheem,Heshan Bandara Unamboowe, Nadeera Jayasekera, Cherantha De Silva

Athletics:

Nadeeka Lakmali, Chandrika Subashini Rasnayaka, Christine Sonali Merrill,W.K.L.A. Nimali, W.P. Manjula Kumara, Anjana Madushan, Chanaka Madushan Jayasekara, Kasun Kalhar Seneviratna, H.K. Kalinga Kumarage, R.G. Danuska Nalin Karunarathna

Badminton:

Niluka Karunaratne, Dinuka Karunaratna, Thilini Promodika, Achini Rathnasiri, Upuli Samanthika, Madushika Dilrukshi, Nadeesha Gayanthi, Buwaneka Tharindu Dullewa, Sachin Premashan Dias

Boxing:

Anusha Dilrukshi,Anuruddha Rathnayake, Manju Wanniarachchi, Keshani Kasturi Arachchi, Shiromali Weeraratna, Dinindu Saparamadu, Dilshan Mohamed Yoonus, Eranga Madushan, Ruwan Senanga Nawaratna, Dinesh Maduranga

Cycling:

U.D. Sriyalatha Wicramasinghe, A.M. Dinesha Dilrukshi, W. Dinunuwan Buddhika Warnakulasooriya, Jeevan Jayasinghe

Gymnastic – Artistic:

Ridma Samanali Gunathilaka, Sachini Perera, Tilanka Abayagunawardana, Tharindu Paththapperuma, Dilshan Kavin

Judo:

Sachini Kaushalya, Yashodara Wijewardana, Jeewantha Wickramage, Chamara Nuwan Dharmawardhana

Rugby:

Yoshitha Rajapaksa, Prabaka Richard Dharmapala, Shenal Dias, Sudharshana Muthuthantri, Shehan Pathirana, Dinusha Chathuranga Fernando, Srinath Sooriyabandara, Fazil Marija, Anuruddha Wilwara, Sandun Herath, Mithun Hapugodage, Danuska Ranjan

Shooting:

Ruwini Abeymanna, Amali Iroshani De Alvis Kulathunge, Praneetta Vasudevan, Jesika Madushani Gamage, Udeshika Egodawela, Suranga Fernando, E.M. Senanayake, Prasad Indika Perera, Yamith Kodikara, S.M. Mangala Samarakoon, S.C. Priyanka Siriwardana

Squash:

Nadindhi Udangawe, Mihiliya Methsarani, Naduni Gunawardane, Dilshan Gunawardana, Gihan Danushka Suwaris, Ravindu Hashintha Laksiri

Table Tennis:

Ishara Madurangi, Erandi Warusawithana, Hansani Kapugeekiyana, Chamathsara Fernando, Rohan Sirisena, Imesh Ranasingha, Dinesh Deshappriya Silva, J.M.B.N. Bandara Jayasingha

Weightlifting:

Chinthana Geetal Vidanage,Anton Sudesh Peiris, Chamari Warnakulasuriya, Thilanka Palangasinghe, Sangeeth Wijesuriya, Indika Chathuranga Dissanayake, Nawendhra Dayan, Romesh Samarasekara, Shanaka Madusanka Peters

Wrestling:

Gayan Kathurangana, Chamara Milinda Perera, Udara Maduranga Fernando
Lasantha Priyankara, Kushan Fernando, Kalum Fernando, Manjula Chandima Albert

Para sports:

W M Chandrasena, Amila Prasanna Kumarasiri, Sandun Wasana Perera, Jayasinha Rathnayaka

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