Nimali Liyanarachchi wins Sri Lanka’s first medal at Asian Athletics Championships

Nimali Liyanarachchi wins Sri Lanka’s first medal at Asian Athletics Championships

Nimali Liyanarachchi wins Sri Lanka’s first medal at Asian Athletics Championships

Written by Staff Writer

07 Jun, 2015 | 4:14 pm

Nimali Liyanarachchi has secured Sri Lanka’s first medal at the Asian Athletics Championships currently underway in Wuhan, China.

Liyanarachchi took bronze in the 800M Women’s event with a time of 2.394 minutes, while India’s Tintu Luka won the gold.

Liyanarachchi’s bronze is the first medal for Sri Lanka in an 800M event since 1993.

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