SLAF produces the first female international wrestling referee

January 16, 2023

Corporal Piyumi Lakshika of the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) recognized to be Sri Lanka's first female international wrestling referee  participated in the International Wrestling Referee Level I Olympic Style Category III in Cambodia recently.

Joined the SLAF on 12 Nov 2012 as a Ground Stewardess, Corporal Lakshika was selected to the SLAF Women's Wrestling Team in 2016 and subsequently, she followed a National Referee and Judge Course in Sri Lanka, the SLAF sources stated.

Corporal Lakshika has won several gold medals in her weight class, the SLAF stated.