Video – Golden Sprints of team Sri Lanka

South Asian Junior Athletic Championship

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The 3rd edition of the South Asian Junior Athletic Championship concluded with Sri Lanka securing 41 medals and were only behind India who topped the medal tally with 50 medals. Local juniors however were on top of their game when it came to the sprint events as they managed to dominate the Indians with blistering speed and showcased that they are capable of becoming real competitors in the Asian region if proper infrastructure and facilities are in place to preserve the talented athletes.

Watch the Highlights of the Sprint events where Sri Lankan athletes earned Golden finished below

Women’s 100m Final - Amasha’s Golden run

Women’s 400m Final – Dilishi Kumarasinghe secures Gold with a new meet record

Men’s 400m Final – All Sri Lankan record breaking podium

Women’s 4X100m Final – New Sri Lanka Junior record by the juniors

Women’s 800m Final – Dilishi Storms to 800m Gold

Men’s 400m Final -Harsha Karunaratne completes Walala dominance in the 800m

Men’s 400m Hurdle Final -Pasindu wins Gold after nervy tape finish

Women’s 200m Final- Amasha Completes the sprint double with an all Sri Lankan podium

Women’s 4X400m Final- Romeshi, Sachini,Amasha and Dilishi make history

Men’s 4X400m Final-New South Asian Junior record by the quartet