Written by Staff Writer
12 Nov, 2013 | 10:21 pm
Sri Lanka secured second place at the second Asian Junior Athletics Championships in India on Tuesday.
Tuesday was the final day of the Junior South Asian Atheltics Championships, which were being held in Ranchi, India. Sports First Correspondent Manju Thenuwara reports:
Supun Viraj Randeniya of Ranabima Royal College in Gannowuwa Kandy, won the first gold medal for Sri Lanka in the boys 110 metre hurdles, at the Junior South Asian Athletics Championships.Supun Viraj set a new tournament record with a time of 13.64 seconds.
Himasha Eshan of Kalutara Vidyalaya won gold in the boys’ 200 metres event at the 2nd Junior South Asian Athletics Championships setting a new tournament record of 21.44 seconds. Poorinima Guneratne clinched the gold medal in the high jump event while Amanthi Oshadi de Silva won gold in the girl’s javelin throw event.
Sri Lanka also claimed gold in the girls and boys 100 metre relay events respectively.
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