Manju brings Gold to SL

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Sri Lankan star boxer Manju Wanniarachchi bagged the gold medal in the 56kg weight category class at the Commonwealth Games being held in New Delhi.



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  • Germy Wednesday, 13 October 2010 12:35 PM

    You gave our national anthem a chance to be played in the commonwealth games 2010. Thank you brother!! You are a true LION!

    Thushara Gamage Wednesday, 13 October 2010 12:40 PM

    Greatest news after the news of LTTE's defeat and the re-election of MR as the President. Congratulations!!!!!

    RP Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:15 AM

    Great. Congratulations to Manju and thank you to Dian Gomes

    tha Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:15 AM

    Congrts..................

    JAMES Thursday, 14 October 2010 02:51 AM

    something to be proud of being a Sri Lankan.
    Congratulations Well done Manju

    navin Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:16 AM

    brilliant.....now MAS can run a mkting campain ...

    spying Wednesday, 13 October 2010 12:54 PM

    well done Follow the susanthithika next parliament election

    Ajantha Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:16 AM

    Wel Done MAS holdings and Dian

    palitha Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:16 AM

    congratulation

    Janaka Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:17 AM

    Great news, Congratulations..

    Muditha Wednesday, 13 October 2010 12:56 PM

    Congratulations ... We are all proud about you..

    proud Lankans Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:17 AM

    Golden boy, well done

    Nanda Wednesday, 13 October 2010 01:00 PM

    You deserve it. Must get a big cash price from SL government

    Navin Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:17 AM

    Congratulation Manju, you r best ever, also just watch Mr. MR may behind you to bring you into the politics.

    Mendis Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:18 AM

    This is the beginning of Sri Lanka's glory.
    What a triumph!
    Leader invited as Chief Guest and now a Gold!
    In the future a lot more

    Gamage- Saudi Wednesday, 13 October 2010 01:09 PM

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!! well done Manju

    unl Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:18 AM

    well done

    malik Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:18 AM

    Your are the best Gold for Sri Lanka and for Kandy Well come son see you soon In Sri Lanka.

    Alipola Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:19 AM

    WOW! Well done son! BE a true patriot and dedicate the victory to Mahinda!

    Fayad Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:19 AM

    Congratulation, golden boy of mother lanka

    henagahapan Wednesday, 13 October 2010 01:24 PM

    PROUD OF YOU AS A SRI LANKAN MAN !

    vattic Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:19 AM

    You are the man....it was a good game....! glory to sri lanka...! and we are very proud to have a brother like you....!

    Nirmal Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:20 AM

    Congrats ..... We are proud of you Manju,,,,

    malik Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:20 AM

    One dream came ture 2nd to come soon SF

    Riz Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:20 AM

    Hurray!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Danushi Hettiaratchi Thursday, 14 October 2010 03:23 AM

    Congradulations Manju, It's surely worth the hard training you have gone through all the years at Pannala.. and we all know that you will never go 2 inches high with all your glory...Thanks Dian 4 being the guiding light..These are a good role models for many sportmen and leaders~Theruwansaranai~

    GKA Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:22 AM

    The greatest victory in the Commonwealth Games for Sri Lanka. Super performance!!!!....... More and more resources should be allocated to uplift boxing in the country.

    Renuka Jayarathne Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:23 AM

    Navin, may I politely ask you to keep politics away fron sport. Thank you!

    Sammy Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:23 AM

    Just watched the bout. What a great show put up by Manju against a taller opponent. Congrats!!

    A Lankan Thursday, 14 October 2010 03:36 AM

    CONGRATS MANJU!!!!!!!

    Sri Lankan Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:24 AM

    Navin - Just STOP being so negative - people of your type of sour attitudes bring the country down.

    Gane Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:24 AM

    Glory with tears!! Appreciate your hard work Manju!! Big thanks goes to Dian as well.

    Tm Abay Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:24 AM

    Haha! good one machan

    Nalini Peiris Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:25 AM

    Well done Manju !!!!!!!!

    Handipora Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:25 AM

    Hey, Hey, Now don't say Leader's intended presense at the finals brought the luck for Manju to win Gold.

    Sham Thursday, 14 October 2010 03:39 AM

    Weldone and keep Srilanka on top always... Srilankan from Dubai...

    Sam Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:25 AM

    Well done Manju. You made Sri Lanka proud.

    Sri Lankan Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:25 AM

    Navin, Just stop being so negative - It is people with such attitudes that do not allow the country to prosper.

    sew Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:25 AM

    Congratzzzzzzzzzzzz Manju ..... We are proud of U :)

    Saman Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:25 AM

    Hey Manju is realy good, Congratulations, Go for an Olympic Medal. We badly need more and more Manjus.

    Handipora Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:26 AM

    Great show, Congrats Manju your selfless effforts brought Glory to the motherland.

    Indika Thursday, 14 October 2010 03:48 AM

    Great victory MANJU.Congratulation.....You Deserved it.
    We are so much proud of you as Sri Lankans.
    Thank you dian.JaYa WeWa !!!!!!!!

    Magodis Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:26 AM

    He is not invited as the Chief Guest. It is as a Guest of Houner

    navin Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:26 AM

    Perfect timing, where country needs brand ambassodors like you...cheers

    nishan Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:27 AM

    At least something to celebrate ...Congratulations....Manju....!

    sam Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:27 AM

    Lod of the Rings.
    Congrats Manju!

    CW Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:27 AM

    Was this due to campaig carried out by the mighty JVP? Congratulations my Son! You made us all proud.

    Randheera Kumarasing Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:29 AM

    Loke jeewath wannata lassana onea we (( MANJUUU ))) hmmm...hmmm...Congratulations!!

    Pamal, Vanuja Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:29 AM

    Congratulations

    malkanthi Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:29 AM

    Congratz!!! My heart goes on for uuuuuuu

    Indika Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:30 AM

    At last............like a drop of water while lost in desert, 1000thanks congrats to our great boy Manju...

    Muraly Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:30 AM

    Congratulations. Great achievement.

    Samantha Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:30 AM

    Grate..................
    Congratulations Manju Wanniarachchi and good team work of Mr. Dian and the team

    jaya Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:30 AM

    well done we are proud of you good luck

    Christopher Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:30 AM

    Great feat.. Indeed a good message for Sri Lanka's bid to host the 2018 games at Hambantota.

    Pradeep Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:31 AM

    Congrates!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Manju....................this is a happy moment for the whole nation.............keep it up for the olymic too..........

    Buddhi Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:31 AM

    Congrats Manju.......

    Boxer Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:31 AM

    Heyyyy Congratz bro

    Kasthuri Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:31 AM

    Great match finally end up with the Glory...! Well done Manju.

    Riyazi-Dorking Wednesday, 13 October 2010 02:29 PM

    Well done Manju and Mr Gomez !! Now you set the goal for other boxers !! Hope we can win some medails in Olympics too !!!

    Watchman Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:31 AM

    To be careful. There are people who are flying from others wings.

    rebo Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:31 AM

    we have to proud ur "athma shaktiya"

    Ram Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:32 AM

    Congrats! So next Commonwealth squad will led by Manju!!!

    Rohan Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:33 AM

    Congratulations!!!

    ratnasiri Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:33 AM

    Good luck machan.. Proud of u.. c u soon in Kandy...

    Sunil Dissanayake Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:33 AM

    You have brought extreme happiness to our hearts. Congratulations. Sri Lanka is waiting to give you a heroes welcome.

    Nalin Pradeep Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:33 AM

    Congratz..!!!!!!!!!! at least he was successful in the game

    Sri Lanka Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:34 AM

    Well done Manju... I hope Hon CB Ratnayake will do something to recognize this hero..... and encourage him for a Olympic Medal.

    modawansa Thursday, 14 October 2010 09:40 AM

    Well done.You achieved This is as a result of good political leadership.The credit should go to the political leaders as the guideline was given by the "Mahinda Chinthana".

    menaka Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:34 AM

    Awesome!!! Hats off bro!!!

    ajith Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:34 AM

    MAS,Don't sell Manju but help him more to concur the world

    Rohan Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:34 AM

    This is good for Manju but unfortunately, the CWG is only a 2nd tier competition. In reality nobody in the real sporting nations takes it seriously. So this not give a real indication of the tru nature of boxing in Sri Lanka.

    Sarath Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:34 AM

    There is no words man!!!! Congrats.

    Prabu Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:35 AM

    And whats wrong with that? Is that you, who sponsored him? Just mind your own business if you can't bear it.

    shehan samsudeen Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:36 AM

    wee are proud of you Manju.... well done and hope you can bring Gold from Olympic as well... all the very best and Best of luck.

    modawansa Thursday, 14 October 2010 05:11 AM

    Well done.You achieved This is as a result of good political leadership.The credit should go to the political leaders as the guideline was given by the "Mahinda Chinthana".

    naraka Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:36 AM

    Excellent. Congradulations Manju. You made us all proud Sri Lankans !!!

    asitha Thursday, 14 October 2010 05:13 AM

    you are the star manju. congrulation..........

    Anjula Peterson Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:37 AM

    Congrats Manju. You are golden son in our mother land, Really Proud of you.

    Tm Abay Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:37 AM

    What can Naveem do? it's our king who wanna do it

    Amal Withanage Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:38 AM

    Congrats Manju
    we are proud of you

    Ranga Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:38 AM

    Cobgrats !!! Denewa Sri lanka !!!!!!!!!

    THATHTHA Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:38 AM

    I'm proud of you putha... Well Done..

    Dhiga Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:39 AM

    Congratulations Manju, we are proud of you. Gread Job Mr Manager, you deserve a lot of credit too. "Impossible is nothing", a great boost to all our sportsmen.

    Sam Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:39 AM

    Congratulations Manju!

    knight Rider Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:39 AM

    NOW HE IS A POSH BOXER ! WELL DONE MAY THERE BE MANY MORE GOLD MEDALIST AND GREAT SPORTSMEN & SPORTSWOMEN LIKE THIS IN SRI LANKA. ITS TIME TO SHINE

    weerasuriya Thursday, 14 October 2010 05:35 AM

    As a Srilankan we are happy of your achievement and wish you a happy future in spots as well as your personal life

    Gayantha Wednesday, 13 October 2010 03:33 PM

    Well done Manju! thanks for bring the honour to Sri Lanka & your school- Vidyartha! we alwaya proud of you!

    Bharatha Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:43 AM

    Congratulations!

    Prasad Hettiarachchi Wednesday, 13 October 2010 03:38 PM

    Congratulation Manju, Proud to be a Vidyarthian...

    dulanga shamil Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:43 AM

    Well Done Manju

    Anton Thursday, 14 October 2010 05:40 AM

    Well Done Manju! Proud to even coment over your Acheivement!

    Zaharan Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:43 AM

    Congratulations Manju..........well done!

    sanya Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:44 AM

    The under dog wins, without much ado about it before leaving Sri Lanka.

    LGV Thursday, 14 October 2010 05:44 AM

    They must be Welshmen

    faheem Wednesday, 13 October 2010 03:49 PM

    CONGRATULATIONS MANJU.KEEP WINNING MORE MEDLES.. WELL DONE.

    Mohamed Hisham Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:44 AM

    Super News, Congrads Manju Well done, Cannot forget the commitment of Mr.Dian Gomesz. Its a victory for him too.

    kariyawasam Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:44 AM

    Congrathulations Manju, We are proud of you!!!!!

    SpeedyG Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:45 AM

    Well done! You made us all proud!

    navin Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:45 AM

    This is reality...nothing to hide..this is what happend last time where MAS ran the campain...and the player walked two feet above the ground....face the truth man....

    Boxer Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:46 AM

    Heyyyyyy Sri Lankan Tyson Keep it up , Great effort ever Brother

    kiri Wednesday, 13 October 2010 04:10 PM

    Well done Manju. We are really proud of you and you made us a proud country. Let this be a start for all sri lankan sportsmans to go for GOLD ..

    IrajCalifornia Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:46 AM

    another computer hero ..!!!

    reshan wickramasingh Wednesday, 13 October 2010 04:19 PM

    A scintillating performance by manju, who made all sri Lankans around the world proud! Hats off to Dian for paving way for such achievements in sri Lanka.

    upul Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:48 AM

    Great!!!

    Ghostbuster Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:49 AM

    Well done Manju and thank you so much for bringing glory to our motherland.

    Instead of in-fighting and taking sides with useless politicians, we should all stand together for our country.

    Chaminda Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:49 AM

    Weldone Manju........ Weldone Dian

    Somapala Thursday, 14 October 2010 06:08 AM

    A BIGThank you to PRESIDENT who is guiding the Asiyawe Ascharya!!!

    Patriot Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:50 AM

    If you are living in sri lanka and couldnt find 9 min to watch this great man box and win gold for the country, Shame on you!
    Well done Manju proud to be Sri Lankan

    Mifaz Wednesday, 13 October 2010 04:39 PM

    Congratulation Manju.. U have shown your colours.. Please dont stop!! next ASIAN & OLYMPICS waiting for you

    MagodisThuma Thursday, 14 October 2010 06:10 AM

    A product of "MahindaChinthanaya"....Huh !.

    Ghostbuster Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:50 AM

    Come on Rohan !

    Can't you appreciate anything good ?

    Che Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:51 AM

    THE WORLDS GREATEST BOXER

    Lam Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:51 AM

    did unp bring any medal?

    විශ්වයා Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:52 AM

    ගින්දර කොල්ලෙක් නේ.. එළ එළ.

    leel Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:52 AM

    This not the firsr gold that srilanka won in this game.

    Oyage sudu kella Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:52 AM

    Manju..... super ! bravo !!

    sanath Tennakoon Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:53 AM

    Congratulation Manju,we are proud on you. Grate sport man.

    daya samaraweera Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:54 AM

    CONGRATULATIONS . WELL DONE.
    ALSO A BIG THANK YOU TO DIAN GOMES FOR ALL THE SUPPORT GIVEN.
    BUDU SARANAI

    Hemals Wednesday, 13 October 2010 06:04 PM

    CANT BELIEVE 11 PEOPLE DISLIKED THIS VICTORY

    Boobamba Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:55 AM

    You have brought pride and delight among every Sri Lankan with the first Gold Medal despite much disappointment by some of the key players in the squad. Hurray!!!

    Arachchi Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:57 AM

    Golden boy .Jaya wewa

    Ananda Herath Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:57 AM

    Exactly. When we should be celebrating as Sri Lankans you are talking bunkum !

    Navin, no win seems to be a win to you.

    Deshan Lankaputhra Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:00 AM

    Congratulations Manju. You made mother lanka proud.
    .Well done Dian Gomes for the support you provided for Manju.

    ranaweera Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:00 AM

    niyama sri lankan kollek

    ranaweera Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:01 AM

    niyama srilankan kollek

    Nuwan Wednesday, 13 October 2010 07:01 PM

    ALL THE BEST MANJU . TRIPLE GEM BLESS YOU.

    Gayya Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:02 AM

    Fantastic. Thanks Manju for giving us this honour!!!!!!!

    Thamara, Lakshman Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:05 AM

    Congratulations

    Kapila Kahapola UAE Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:05 AM

    Wonderful Piece of News After a Long Time !!!

    Karthik Thursday, 14 October 2010 07:03 AM

    Now we can see manju acting in future advertisements. Rather than training him to next level now our people will take him to comfort zone by paying him millions and making him to act in adverts. And in next CWG he will be knocked out in the 1st round… Be aware Manju boy!!!

    Gura Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:08 AM

    We need you to repeat this at Olimpic level. God bless you Manju

    shanaka Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:08 AM

    well done manju! really good fight!

    Lam Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:08 AM

    All international medals and trophy have been won during UPFA regime we won cricket wc after madam CBK took the presidency then susanthika medal also came after that now its time to MR to deliver GOLD

    sudath Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:10 AM

    best of best boxer

    asanka Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:12 AM

    on che, we should tell "the world's greatest boxer that we havr"

    ibog Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:13 AM

    Congrats ... !!! Well done !~!

    Wasantha Thursday, 14 October 2010 07:06 AM

    Mahinda Chinthanaya is only capable to use our proud sons after became heros under tremendous hardship. All for cheap political propaganda.

    dinesh Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:15 AM

    Congratulations!!

    kassa Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:18 AM

    Congratulation Manju. You make our name to the world. Thank you so much.

    Farook Wednesday, 13 October 2010 10:20 PM

    Well said Mifaz!

    Go the distance Manju. Stay away from trouble. Stay away from politics. Love your country forever.

    prasad Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:19 AM

    congratulation son keep the flag flying

    danad Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:19 AM

    President wishes Him. got the sms ?

    fahim Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:21 AM

    Floats like a Butterfly and stings like a Bee! That's our Manju.
    Well done Boy.

    Rafi Hassen Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:26 AM

    "CONGRATS" manju

    K Tissakuttiarachchi Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:37 AM

    Congratulations... We are all proud about you..

    Shak Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:37 AM

    Navin , You should take a wreck to either Canada or Australia , sons like you should not be in the land of the Lions... .. Brilliant stuff MANJU , keep it going bro

    Ravi Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:41 AM

    Congrts well done,make us proud,bring the glory to mother Lanka,i hope the sports can unite the people

    MH-NZ Thursday, 14 October 2010 12:22 AM

    Gold is a Gold you have worked hard towards it.Keep up the good work

    monarawila nilame Thursday, 14 October 2010 12:45 AM

    Bravo Manju. But the thing is people who bring glory will end up in jail....

    Hirantha Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:50 AM

    WELL DONE! ITS ACTION THAT TALKS!

    Mahesh Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:53 AM

    Congrats Manju! You made Sri Lanka Proud

    citizen Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:57 AM

    Fantastic! Well done Manju!

    Saman/South Africa Wednesday, 13 October 2010 11:58 AM

    Thank you Manju at last you mange to give us Gold

    Dr Lal Ekanayake Thursday, 14 October 2010 01:53 AM

    Thank you Manju for your robetic acheivement.Our eyes fortunate to see a golden man!

    amarakoon Thursday, 14 October 2010 02:14 AM

    Simple question. Are you a Sri Lankan

    NISSANKA Thursday, 14 October 2010 02:14 AM

    R U jealous Maaaaan ?.

    amarakoon Thursday, 14 October 2010 02:17 AM

    Hon. C.B. and Manju hails from the same alma mater(Vidyartha)

    Lakmal Wednesday, 13 October 2010 12:23 PM

    We are waiting long time for this............
    We are proud about you.........

    Kamiss Wednesday, 13 October 2010 12:26 PM

    CONGRATULATIONS! ALL SRI LANKANS ARE PROUD OF YOU.

    Thush Thursday, 14 October 2010 02:40 AM

    Congrats Manju,, You made Mother Lanka proud....May Triple Gems Bless You...!!!

    Ranjith Wednesday, 13 October 2010 12:27 PM

    We are proud of you. Do not let polticians ruin your carrier


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