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Pasindu to take part in Asian Youth Boxing Meet

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Pasindu Umayanga Mihiran ,was educated at Maputugala K.V.,Horana, his village school,up to Grade Five and ,having been influenced by his father who is also very interested in Boxing,Pasindu was admitted to Vidyarathana University College in view of getting him to take part in Boxing under the instructions of its Boxing Coach Amila Aravinda Tissera who,was able to coach and send several boxers to compete at International Boxing Championships in several foreign countries.

Pasindu left Vidyarathana after getting through his Ordinary.Level Exam and joined Nalanda College,Colombo to study in Technology Stream,while involving himself in Boxing at Horana.

Pasindu Umayanga underwent Boxing coaching under Amila Aravinda Tissera from 2013 up to date as a member of Vidyarathana Boxing Club, with several other boxers

Pasindu ,after undergoing intensive training in Boxing under Amila Aravinda,participated in L.V.Jayaweera Boxing meet,held at Mahanama College,Colombo ,in 2016 and won Gold medal as the best School level Junior Boxer,bringing fame and honour,to Vidyarathana Boxing Club and his Alma Mater Vidyarathana.

Being much inspired and encouraged by his Coach Amila Aravinda, Pasindu Umayanga in the same year (2016 ) fought at T.B.Jayah Challange Boxing meet held at Nawalapitiya Indoor Stadium and won another Gold medal as the Overall Junior Boxing Champion.

In the year 2018, he won another Gold medal at Inter School Junior Level Boxing Championship (All Island) held at the Siri Piyarathana Vidyalaya, Padukka.

Source DailyNews
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