The 92nd National Boxing Championship-2017 organized by the Sri Lanka Boxing Federation was conducted from the 17th to 20th of January 2018 at the ROYAL-MAS Arena, Royal College, Colombo-07. More than 150 competitors representing Sri Lanka Boxing Federation affiliated clubs including SL Army, SL Navy, SL Air Force and SL Police contested for this championship. During this Championship - 2017 Sri Lanka Air Force boxers (men & women) secured 02 Gold, 04 Silver and 10 Bronze medals whilst the women’s team became the 1st runner up of the overall championship in the women’s category.
Former Chief of Defence Staff, General Jagath Jayasooriya graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.
The achievements of Air Force Boxers.
MEN 56 Kg Bantom weight LAC Rupasinghe RDHV Winner Gold Medal 52 Kg Fly weight Cpl Madushan PGE Runner Up Silver Medal 91+ Kg Super Heavy weight LAC Meegasthenna MWMM Runner Up Silver Medal 91 Kg Heavy weight Cpl Sandun WL 2nd Runner Up Bronze Medal 69 Kg Welter Weight LAC Wijenaga WGNC 2nd Runner Up Bronze Medal 60 Kg Light weight LAC Dhanuska HS 2nd Runner Up Bronze Medal 64 Kg Light Welter LAC Ratnayake RMSK 2nd Runner Up Bronze Medal 75 Kg Middle weight LAC Pushpa Kumara MD 2nd Runner Up Bronze Medal
WOMEN 54 Kg Bantom Weight LAC Coorey MPPS Winner Gold Medal 60 Kg Light Weight LAC Thivanka WWAK Runner Up Silver Medal 57 Kg feather Weight LAC Pasyala PAHC Runner Up Silver Medal 48 Kg Light Fly Weight LAC Dilshani GYGM 2nd Runner Up Bronze Medal 64 Kg Light Welter Weight LAC Kaushalya KALLU 2nd Runner Up Bronze Medal 51 Kg Fly Weight LAC Perera KKIT 2nd Runner Up Bronze Medal 69 Kg Welter Weight LAC Dilini RS 2nd Runner Up Bronze Medal 75 kg Middle Weight LAC Kaluarachchi KAGN 2nd Runner Up Bronze Medal