Commonwealth Games: Sri Lanka in the 4X100m final

Commonwealth Games: Sri Lanka in the 4X100m final

Sri Lankan Men’s 4X100m relay team came in third clocking 39.47 seconds in the 1st heat at the Commonwealth Games today (13th) and earned qualification for the final which will be held tomorrow. 4X100m team was added to the Commonwealth...

Weightlifting team given a grand welcome

The Sri Lankan weightlifting contingent, who managed to win three medals at the 21st Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia, returned to the Island yesterday (12th) to a grand welcome. Read - The team that lifted the weight of...

Weightlifting Medalists share their thoughts

Sri Lanka secured three medals in weightlifting at the 21st Commonwealth Games, in Gold Coast, Australia making is the most successful Commonwealth competition for the weightlifters of the country. Lifters won two Bronze medals and a Silver which included...

The team that lifted the weight of a nation

The Sri Lankan Weightlifting contingent that travelled to the 21st Commonwealth Games, returned to the island today having won 3 medals at the Games, including one Silver and two Bronze Medals. Sri Lanka sent a team of 11 Weightlifters to...

Commonwealth Games: No final spot for Nimali and Gayanthika

Sri Lankan middle distance runners, NImali Liyanarachi and Gayanthika Abeyrathne took part in the Women’s 800m heats today (12th) at the Carrara Stadium Gold Coast. The duo, who have breathed new life into the Women’s 800m event with the national...
4 track 7 field athletes bow out

Commonwealth Games; 04 Track and field athletes bow out

Sri Lankan Track and field athletes competed in three finals and a semi-final today (11th) and ended their journey at the 21st Commonwealth Games held in Gold Coast Australia. High Jumper Manjula Kumara, Long Jumper Prasad Wimalasiri and Women’s Javelin...

Commonwealth Games; Ushan Widanapathirane makes history in Gold Coast

Young Sri Lankan weightlifter Ushan Widanapathirana who competed in the Men’s 105+ weight category created history in Gold Coast and laid claim to 3 National records in the event. Despite being placed overall 8th in the in the competition, the 24...
Prasad Wimalasiri

Commonwealth Games: Prasad leaps into the Final

Long Jumper Prasad Wimalasiri qualified to the final of the Men’s Long Jump today (10th) competing in the Group B of the Men’s Long jump qualification round. Prasad cleared a distance of 7.84m to be placed 5th in his...
Rumeshika Rathnayake

Commonwealth Games: Rumeshika through to the Semifinal

Sri Lankan Sprinter Rumeshika Rathnayake, who competed in the 2nd heat of the Women’s 200m heat at the Carrara stadium short while ago today (10th), secured qualification to the semifinal, clocking a time of 23.43secs to come second in...

Commonwealth Games; Jamaicans sprint royalty no more

The showpiece sprint competitions, the 100m finals of the 21st Commonwealth Games held in Gold Coast Australia was held today (9th) and provided unexpected thrilling results.In the women’s 100m Michelle-Lee Ahye became the first female athlete from Trinidad...

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