National 400-meter hurdles champion, Kaushalya Madhushani has passed away on earlier today (24) ThePapare learns.
27-year-old Madhushani was found dead in her house in Dummalasuriya, two weeks after she won the Women’s 400-meter hurdles title, with a time of 58.73 seconds at the 100th National Athletics Championship 2022 conducted in Diyagama.
There has been no official statement on cause of death, however, it is suspected to be a suicide.
Our thoughts are with her loved ones during this difficult time.
Where to get help:
• National Mental Health Helpline – 1926 (toll FREE)
• CCCline – 1333 (toll FREE)
• Sri Lanka Sumithrayo – 0112696666