Pera Lifts It to Supremacy Amid 8 New Records

It was a hectic day at University of Jaffna when all the weightlifters representing their Universities came to Jaffna on 11th of June, 2017 to meet their rivals in Weightlifting Championship of Inter University Games-2017. Eight newly established game records are not adequate to illustrate the excitement of the contending lifters. University of Peradeniya surpassed all other Universities to top the points table and lifter MGCSB Gunarathna was adjudged the best among the bests.

Slug 2016 | Weightlifting: Ruhuna Emerges Victorious

Thrilling rounds of Weightlifting took place at Wayamba University premises throughout the day yesterday which was concluded successfully making University of Ruhuna the champions

SLUG-2016| It is Time for a New Record!

Today, on the second day of SLUG 2016, sports fans who gathered at Kuliyapitiya University Premises were felicitous to witness a breaking of record in Weightlifting.

IUC 2015 | Weight Lifting: Weighed Chances

The previously unshaken ground of Pera gymnasium which was usually familiar with the soft thumps of the athlete shoes or a bouncing basket ball, today experienced a booming thud every now and then, when a heavy barbell hit the floor released from about 6 feet off the ground.

Peradeniya Makes Its Mark at Inter University Weightlifting

The Inter University Weightlifting Championship also known as the test of determining the strongest men at the University level, took place this morning at the gymnasium of the University of Ruhuna.

PERA snatches gold in weightlifting

Ballistic limits of the strongest men in University arena had its ultimate test, when weightlifters of Sri Lankan Universities clashed for glory at University of Moratuwa gymnasium in the first day of SLUG-2013.A day of power and passion saw the history turning new pages when three new university records were set in the 85kg, 94kg and over 105 kg categories.

Ruhuna Raise the bar at the Inter-Uni Weight Lifting Championship 2012…


With three gold medals under their belt, University of Ruhuna (RUH) emerged champions at Inter-uni weight lifting championship 2012. University of Colombo (COL), University of Moratuwa (MOR) & University of Jaffna (JAF) also clinched a gold medal each.

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