The nominations for the elections are revealed in Sri Lanka, Mr. Dian Gomes will be re-elected as uncontested

The Annual General Meeting and the election of the officials of the Boxing Association of Sri Lanka will be held on August 20 but the nominations submitted today in Colombo. The President of the Boxing Association of Sri Lanka Mr. Dian Gomes uncontested and will be re-elected on August 20 for the next four years which revealed after the nominations.

Mr. Dian Gomes is member of the Asian Boxing Confederation’s Executive Committee and he had several Committee memberships worldwide in the recent years. Mr. Gomes was elected as President of the Boxing Association of Sri Lanka in 2004 first before he returned to the position in 2017. He will be supported by two new Vice-Presidents as former National Champion Mr. Saman Gunaratne and national coach Mr. Wasantha Kumara.

Several important people have been nominated as office-bearers for the upcoming four years in Sri Lanka. International Technical Officer (ITO) Lt. Col. Mr. Hemantha Weerasinghe is one of the most experiences Sri Lankan officials who will be returning to his previous position in Sri Lanka as Secretary General. He was held that position between 2008 and 2010 and after 10 years of break Mr. Weerasinghe will take over the leading of the staff once again for the upcoming four years. 

Another former Sri Lankan boxer and official Mr. Aubrey Peiris will be the Treasurer of the Association. Mr. Deepal Herath nominated as Assistant Treasurer while national coach Mr. Abdulla Ibunu can support Mr. Weerasinghe’s work as Assistant Secretary. The Boxing Association of Sri Lanka focuses to the long term and strategic projects during to prepare well to the Birmingham 2022 Asian Games and to the Lahore 2022 South Asian Games. The President of the Boxing Association of Sri Lanka Mr. Dian Gomes believes strongly that his country will be able to get gold medal in the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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