Ashmika Keshan sets up meet record in triple jump | Daily News

Ashmika Keshan sets up meet record in triple jump

Boys under 20 triple jump record holder Ashmika Keshan
Boys under 20 triple jump record holder Ashmika Keshan

Ashmika Keshan of Yoshida Sokanji set up first meet record of the Sri John Tarbet Athletic championship which is now in progress at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Diyagama.

Ashmika was able to set up under 20 triple jump new record with a 15.64m distance while M .Yasiru of Kahawatte MV won the second placed in that event with 15.44m. S Anushanka of Moratu MV was placed first at the boys under 20, 5000m event clocking 16 minutes 33.08 seconds.

The athletes from age categories under 16,18,20 and 22 are taking part this four day event which scheduled to finish on next Friday. Sri Lanka Schools Athletic Association is organising this meet which is consider for the selections of National junior and youth pools by the Sri Lanka Athletics (SLA). The official sponsor Ceylon Biscuits Ltd makers of Ritzbury once again give their support to the meet as sponsors.

 


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