Anjani, Sadeepa in impressive wins

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By 2017-07-17

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CT Sports : Airwoman Anjani Pulwansa leapt 5.90m to seal the women's long jump event, while Gateway's Sadeepa Henderson sealed another win with a modest time of 26.0 seconds in the girls under 16 200m at the Lanka Lions Athletics Championship which commenced at Diyagama yesterday.

SLEME athlete Woshin Ilham sealed the men's 110m hurdle in a thrilling final clocking 14.9 seconds.
In the two day championship, day one saw many finals including 200m, 800m and hurdles, with 100m and 400m events scheduled for today.

Men's 400m hurdle was won by Asitha Rathnasena with an impressive time of 55.1 seconds, while the long jump event saw some good performances. U.K. Jayasinghe leapt 7.20m to seal the open men's long jump, while Nimesh Randika leapt 6.64m to the seal the boys under 20 long jump.

In the under 14 high jump Virajith Akash equaled the meet record with a leap of 1.70m, while St. Rita's College thrower Malinda Madushanka won the boys under 20 Shot Put with 13.55m.

(Pix by Thilina Fenando)

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