Ashini Wickramasinghe, Shanaka Peters and Sri Lanka Women Cycling Team won Silver Medals on Day three of the South Asian Games 2016.
Ashini Surangi Wickramasinghe won the Silver Medal in the women’s 75kg weight class, lifting 70kgs in snatch and 90kgs in the clean and jerk. Kavita Devi was the run-away winner with 92kgs in snatch and 118kgs in clean and jerk. Firoga Parvin of Bangladesh won the Bronze Medal with 70kgs and 78kgs in the snatch and clean and jerk respectively.
Shanaka Peters won the Silver Medal in the Men’s 105kg weight class lifting 300kg; 130kgs in Snatch and 170kgs in clean and jerk.
Romesh Samarasekara won the Bronze Medal in the Men’s 85kg category lifting a total weight of 265kgs. His snatch effort was 115kgs and the clean and jerk was 150kgs. Vikas Thakur won the Gold with 300kgs. (Snatch 140kg and clean and jerk 160kgs). Mohamed Thair won the Silver Medal with a snatch effort of 132kgs and a clean and jerk with 146kgs.
Thusitha Karunaratne who lifted a total of 293kg (125 Snatch, 168 C&J) in the 95 KG men’s category, secured the Bronze medal.
Sri Lanka won the Bronze Medal in the Men’s 70km Team Time Trial finishing with a time of 1:31:45.420hrs. India won the Gold and Pakistan won the Silver with timings of 1:29:37.840hrs and 1:31:31.500hrs respectively.
Sri Lanka Women won the Silver Medal in the 40km Team Time Trial finishing with a time of 1:02:07.530hrs. India won the Gold Medal with a timing of 0:59:23.52hrs.
M.B. Maduranga won another Bronze in the Wushu event Taolu (Nangun) held at Shillong.