Sudesh wins SL's first medal at C’wealth games

2014-07-26 01:42:18

Sri Lanka's Sudesh Peiris won the Silver medal for Men’s weightlifting in the 62kg category at the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow.

Cyprus' Dimitris Minasidis won Gold medal in the men's 62kg category, while Vaipana Ioane of Samoa claimed the bronze.

Peiris, who is the Captain of the Sri Lankan contingent at these games, had won the Bronze Medal in the Men's 62kg clean and jerk category at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi in 2010 as well.

  Comments - 6

  • Mutu Saturday, 26 July 2014 05:13

    Congrats Sudesh. Will the VVVIPs go there to collect the medal?

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    Sammy Saturday, 26 July 2014 05:26


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    Mark Raz Saturday, 26 July 2014 05:48

    proud to the nation

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    flatwhite Saturday, 26 July 2014 09:48

    Proud of you mate

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    joe Saturday, 26 July 2014 18:32

    Great work! We are very proud of you of you. Where are the protestors now? You shut their mouths,,,, Bravo!

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    Arjuna Monday, 28 July 2014 08:57

    Congrats. Great Hero. Wish you a GOLD at yout next presence.

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