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Army Inter Regiment Combat Firing Meet - 2018


The Inter Regiment Combat Firing Meet – 2018, organized by the Army Small Arms Association was held from 25 Oct 18 to 31 Oct 18 at Diyatalawa firing range. Meet was comprised of 46 teams from 21 Regiments. Further 4 teams (2 opens and 2 novices) from Regiment of Artillery took part in this tournament and SLA teams’ performances are as follows:

Open Category - 4th place (2043 marks out of 2500)
Novices Category - 3rd place (1850 marks out of 2500)

Meanwhile, 9 members including 5 officers and 4 ORs were eligible to wear the marksman badge for the first time and 7 others were able to obtain Army Commander’s medal in this year also. The Inter Regiment Combat Firing Meet 2018 individual performances of SLA are as follows:

S/152123 WOll Rathnayaka RMAN - 228 (3rd place in best WOII rank - Open)
O/70440 Lt RJMK Rajapaksha SLA - 228 (1st place in best 2/Lt rank - Novices)
S/158531 Bdr Sanjeewa GAN - 226 (3rd place in best Cpl rank - Open)
O/70401 Lt WMVPB Wijerathna SLA - 222 (2nd place in best Lt rank - Open)
S/160773 L/Bdr Nishantha RDK - 221 (1st place in best Pvt rank - Novices)
S/159716 L/Bdr Jayasena JSS - 219
O/8689 Capt DMCK Dissanayaka SLA - 216
S/155199 L/Bdr Sumanasiri MPHSR - 216
O/68201 Capt WIM Wickramasinghe SLA- 214
S/155621 WOll Weerarathna DM - 214
S/158160 Bdr Pushpakumara KSP - 211
S/158954 Bdr Dissanayaka HM - 207
O/66279 Maj KAES Kasthuriarachchi psc SLA- 206 (2nd place in best Maj rank-Open)
O/69933 Lt MSG Peiris SLA - 206
O/69610 Capt MTH Kuruppu SLA - 204
O/70634 Lt PKAWC Koralearachchi SLA - 200

Regiment of Artillery congratulates all shooters and officials for their untiring effort to bring glory to the Regiment.