He was an Officer & Gentleman, Achiever Mentor & Role Model

Name : Major General Wipula Chandrasiri RSP USP psc Education : St. Mary’s, Negombo & St. Joseph’s Vaz, Wennappuwa

Sports ( School ) :
Javelin – Al Island U17 : Gold
Javelin – U19 : Gold
Triple Jump – All Island U17 : Bronze

National Level : Javelin
Public Schools U19 : Gold
All Island U19 : Silver
National Championship Open U19 : Gold
National Sports Festival Open : Silver
Asian International Championship Open : Gold
National Sports Festival Open : Gold

New Meet Record
National Athletic Championship Open : Silver
05th South Asian Federation Games : 05th( held in Colombo, Sri Lanka in 1991 )
National Sports Festival Open : Gold New Meet Record
National Athletic Championship : Gold
Sri Lanka Army Athletic Championship : Gold

All achievements from 1985 to 1994

Sri Lanka Army Life : 1989 Intake 32 Cadet Officer 1991 Pass out as 02nd Lieutenant

Military Academic Qualifications / Experience :
Diploma in Physiology & Counselling
Diploma in Training & Human Talent Development
Diploma in Conflict & Peace Studies
Certificate in Radar Course ( USA )
Certificate in Legal Aspects in Civil Military Coordination ( USA )
United Nations Military Observer in Sudan 2008

Military Positions Held :
Commanding Officer : 16th Regiment – SL Artillery
Directing Staff at Defence Services Command & Staff College
Chief Instructor : Sri Lanka Army War College
Brigade Commander : 241 Infantry Brigade
Brigadier Coordinator : National Operation Centre for the Prevention of COVID 19 Outbreak
Deputy Vice Chancellor ( Defence & Administration ) : General Sir John Kothalawala Defence University
General Officer Commanding : 24th Infantry Division, Ampara
Chairman : Sri Lanka Army Badminton Committee
Member : National Sports Council of Sri Lanka( recently appointed )

Will retire from the Sri Lanka Army after 35 years dedicated military service to the nation. He has initiated & successfully completed many community service projects assisted by the Sri Lanka Army. The restoration of the Deegavapi Dagoba is an enormous task in this respect, under the supervision of Maj Gen. Wipula Chandrasiri.