ASBC President Mr. Anas Alotaiba congratulates to Mr. Dian Gomes to his highest Sri Lankan Presidential Award
President of the Asian Boxing Confederation (ASBC) and AIBA Vice-President Mr. Anas Alotaiba and the full management congratulates to the President of the Boxing Association of Sri Lanka and ASBC EC member Mr. Dian Gomes to his new award. Mr. Dian Gomes received the highest Presidential Honorary Award the Sri Lanka Sikhmanani from the President of the State at the National Honours Ceremony in Colombo.
Mr. Dian Gomes is not only the President of the Boxing Association of Sri Lanka but the main supporter of the country’s boxing life to develop the sport in the island. Mr. Dian Gomes’ vision and main future goal is to take a medal in the boxing tournament of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Mr. Dian Gomes was elected as 8th ASBC Executive Committee member in the ASBC General Assembly which was held in Bangkok this April.
Mr. Dian Gomes is also a coach and he supported the Sri Lankan boxing team to get record number of three bronze medals in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games which was the country’s best success in the recent decades. Mr. Dian Gomes sent six boxers to the ASBC Asian Schoolboys Boxing Championships to Kuwait City and the President is planning to take record number of 10 young talents including girls to the upcoming ASBC Asian Junior Boxing Championships.
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