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Physical Agility, Battle Obstacle Course and Platoon and Battalion Support Weapons Competition 2019 Ends Successfully

[2019-03-14: 20:12:06]

The first ever Inter Battalion Platoon and Battalion Support Weapons Competition, first ever Battle Obstacle and Assault Competition and the Physical Agility and Combat Efficiency System Competition (PACES) successfully ended with the troops representing all the under command Divisions, Brigades and Battalions of Security Force - Jaffna. The three competitions were organized upon the conceptual directions of Commander Security Force - Jaffna, Major General Dharshana Hettiarrachchi with view of improving the knowledge on Support Weapons and accelerate the Physical Agility of the Officers and Soldiers serving at Security Force - Jaffna area.

25 Infantry/Support Battalions and 05 Service Battalions competed separately in their respective categories, and out of them 02 Infantry Battalions and 02 Service Battalions were selected to the finals. Inter Battalion Platoon and Battalion Support Weapons Competition which was organized by 55 Division, ended with the Infantry/Support championship being awarded to the 4th Battalion Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment and Runners-up being awarded to 5 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment whilst Service championship being awarded to 7th Battalion Sri Lanka Army Women's Corps and Runners-up being awarded to 4th Battalion Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Corporal Alahapperuma HASSH of 4th Battalion Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment was selected as the Best Competitor of Inter Battalion Platoon and Battalion Support Weapons Competition.

Battle Obstacle and Assault Competition was organized by 52 Division with the participation of 29 Teams, consisting 2 Officers and 12 Other Ranks each. The competition mainly concentrated the physical agility and quickness of competitors to select the best out of best. Hence, the First place was secured by 12 Gemunu Watch whilst the Second and Third places were secured by 11th Battalion Sri Lanka Light Infantry and 4th Battalion Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment respectively. Further, the Best Overall Officer title was awarded to 2/Lieutenant Kavithra Peiris of 12 Gemunu Watch and the Best Overall Other Rank title was awarded to Private Sandaruwan IAP of 12 Gemunu Watch.

The Physical Agility and Combat Efficiency System Competition (PACES) which was organized by 51 Division ended successfully with the First place of Best Fitness Team being awarded to 23 Gemunu Watch, and Second and Third places were awarded to 11th Battalion Sri Lanka Light Infantry and 10 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment. The First place of the Fittest Soldier title was claimed by Corporal Gunathilaka SDDD of 23 Gemunu Watch, Second place by Private Wickramasinghe LM of 10 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment and the Third place by Private Kumara PWGS of 11th Battalion Sri Lanka Light Infantry.

The Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and awarded the Certificates and Prizes along with Major General Darshana Hettiarrachchi, Commander Security Force - Jaffna. The Chief Signal Officer, Commanders of 51, 52 and 55 Divisions, Commander Forward Maintenance Area (North), Director of Infantry, Director of Information Technology, Senior Officers representing all Security Force Headquarters, Senior Army Officers, Senior Superintendent of Police-Jaffna and Troops were present at the event to witness the awards ceremony.


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