Heshan bags karate gold
Heshan Chamindu Marasinghe
Heshan Chamindu Marasinghe from Anuradhapura won the Gold Medal in
the under-10 age category at the all island ShotoKan Kata Karate
National Championship recently. The 37th version of the championship was
held from November 6 to 9 at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium Colombo.
Heshan, a grade five student of St.Joseph's College Anuradhapura has
excelled in many national level events since 2006. In 2006, he
participated in the karate tournament held in Galle and won the Gold
medal in the under six Kata event. After that he won the first place in
the North Central Province Karate, Kata and Kumite events.
His karate career has been greatly supported by his parents
M.M.Shantha Premaratne and K.M.G.G.Thamara Kumarihami Kulasekara with
the guidance of Sensei Chaminda Niroshana. Heshan expects to give out
his best in future national and international events and bring glory to