Harsha Samaranayake (2nd from right), Senior General Manager - Brand and Media, Dialog Axiata PLC handing over the sponsorship cheque to Major General Nirmal Dharmarathne – Chairman, Army Para Sports Committee. Also in the picture are Brigadier Roland Bogodawatte (left) – Vice-Chairman, Army Para Sports Committee and Brigadier Raja Gunasekara (right) – Secretary, Army Para Sport Committee
The 22nd Army Para Games, sponsored by Dialog Axiata PLC is set to take place from December 27 to 29 at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo.
A total of 700 differently-able servicemen, from across eleven regiments will battle it out for top honours in 12 disciplines namely archery, badminton, cycling, shooting, table tennis, powerlifting, wheelchair marathon, wheelchair tennis, swimming, beach volleyball, para rowing and athletics.
Under the leadership and direction of Major General N. A. Dharmaratne - President, Army Para Games, arrangements have been made to hold this event in a grand scale.
The inaugural ceremony of the Games will be held on December 27 from 8.30 a.m. and the closing ceremony will take place on December 29 at 3.00 p.m.