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The International Military Sport Council (CISM) Day Run 2019

February 19, 2019

The International Military Sport Council (CISM) Day Run 2019 was flagged off at the popular Galle Face promenade in Colombo, on Monday (18 February).

The International Military Sport Council, 'Conseil International du Sport Militaire' (CISM), founded on 18 February 1948, organizes various sporting events among the armed forces personnel of its member countries. The ultimate goal of the CISM run is to contribute to world peace by uniting armed forces through sports, achieving its motto, 'Friendship through Sports'.

The CISM Day run was attended by the Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy, senior tri forces officers and also a group of disable War Heroes on wheel-chairs.