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Liyanage to compete at Asian Powerlifting Meet

Ranuga  Liyanage
Ranuga Liyanage

Nineteen-year-old Ranuga Desitha Liyanage has qualified to represent Sri Lanka at the Asian Pacific Classic Powerlifting Championships to be held in Taiwan.

Ranuga is a former student of St. Peter’s College, Colombo and is currently attached to the Sedgehill School in the United Kingdom (UK).

Ranuga has emerged as an excellent powerlifter after having started his career at the age of 16.

He is currently training at the Energie Fitness in the UK and hopes to represent Sri Lanka at the upcoming Commonwealth Championships and World Championships as well. His main ambition is to bring fame to Sri Lanka by winning an international medal.

Ranuga is coached by his father, former national powerlifting champion, Desha Liyanage and guided by Mitchell Scion in the UK.