Indika Dissanayake, Srimali Samarakoon and Hansani Gomes will participate in the World Weightlifting Championship which will be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from September 4th to 17th under the leadership of the International Weightlifting Federation.
In this tournament, Indika Dissanayake will compete in the men’s under 73 kg weight class, Hansani Gomes will compete in the women’s under 49 kg weight class and Srimali Samarakoon will compete in the women’s under 45 kg weight class.
Indika Dissanayake, Hansani Gomes and Srimali Samarakoon are three national and international-level medal-winning athletes. It can be assumed that they will be among the expected talents in this year’s tournament.
The talent displayed in connection with this tournament is also considered a qualification for the next Olympic Games to be held in Paris. (Direct translation from Divaina)