The 13th South Asian Games is set to commence in Kathmandu today, 1st December. Over 10,000 athletes, representing the South Asian nations of Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Bhutan and hosts Nepal are scheduled to battle it out for supremacy over the next 10 days.

Of the 28 events in total set to be held, all eyes will be on Sri Lanka’s athletics contingent, Sri Lanka’s biggest medal hope. 18 athletics events are set to be worked off between the 3rd and the 7th of December in both the men’s and women’s categories, at the Dasarath Stadium in Nepal’s capital of Kathmandu. After much confusion surrounding the organization of the events, the schedule was revised and confirmed to follow the order of events given below.

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The REVISED schedule for the events featuring Sri Lankan athletes is as follows.

December 3rd
Time Event Category Round Athlete
9.00 am 100m M Heats Himasha Eshan
Vinoj Suranjaya
9.05 am High Jump M Final Ushan Thiwanka
PS Tharuka
9.10 am 100m F Heats Lakshika Sugandi
Amasha de Silva
9.25 am 1500m M Final Kupun Chrishantha
Sanjeewa Lakmal
9.35 am 1500m F Final Gayanthika Abeyratne
Nilani Ratnayake
11.00 am High Jump F Final Dulanjalee Ranasinghe
SMM Madushani
11.10 am 100m M Final
11.20 am 100m F Final
11.30 am 10000m F Final Hiruni Wijeratne
Nilanthi Ariyadasa
December 4th
Time Event Category Round Athlete
9.00 am 1000m M Final WVMU Kumara
K Shanmugeshwaran
9.05 am Discus Throw M Final SPJ Bandula
9.10 am Long Jump M Final Amila Jayasiri
JHG Sampath
9.55 am 200m M Heats Vinoj Suranjaya
ASM Safaan
10.05 am 200m F Heats Sharmila Jaan
Nadeesha Ramanayake
10.30 am Discus Throw F Final AHVV Lakmali
AIMP Perera
10.45 am Long Jump F Final Vidusha Lakshani
Anjani Pulawansha
11.00 am 200m M Final
11.10 am 200m F Final
December 5th
Time Event Category Round Athlete
9.00 am 110m Hurdles M Final Rohan Ranatunga
KPH Nirmal
9.15 am Triple Jump M Final Safrin Ahamed
Greshan Dananjaya
9.25 am 100m Hurdles F Final WVL Sugandi
RAIS Rajasinghe
9.40 am 400m M Heats Aruna Darshana
AMLP Gunaratne
9.50 am 400m F Heats Nadeesha Ramanayake
EK Madushani
10.45 am Triple Jump F Final Vidusha Lakshani
BMPH Balasuriya
11.00 am 400m M Final
11.10 am 400m F Final
December 6th
Time Event Category Round Athlete
9.00 am 400m Hurdles M Final Asanka Ratnasena
9.15 am Javelin Throw M Final RMSJ Ranasinghe
RPWL Dayaratne
9.25 am 400m Hurdles F Final EK Madushani
NGDN Lakmali
9.40 am 5000m M Final RMS Pushpakumara
WVMU Kumara
9.50 am 5000m F Final UKN Rathnayaka
HMN Nandasena
10.45 am 4x100m M Final Himasha Eshan
Vinoj Suranjaya
Yupun Abeykoon
BDCS Dharmakeerthi
YCM Yodasinghe
11.00 am Javelin Throw F Final Nadeeka Lakmali
HLND Lekamge
11.10 am 4x100m F Final WVL Sugandi
Amasha De Silva
Sharmila Jaan
Sarangi Silva
Sadeepa Henderson
December 7th
Time Event Category Round Athlete
7.00 am Marathon M Final Dhammika Arunasiri
WMS Kumara
7.00 am Marathon F Final Hiruni Wijeratne
Madumali Perera
10.00 am Shot Put M Final W Samith fernando
R Samitha Jayawardene
10.40 am 800m M Final HEMIG Indunil Herath
GR Chathuranga
10.50 am 800m F Final KGDMS Kumarasinghe
11.20 am 4x400m M Final Aruna Darshana
AMLP Gunaratne
RMRN Rajakaruna
HM Dileep Ruwan
YMWSA Gunaratne
11.30 am 4x400m F Final Nadeesha ramanayake
EK Madushani
KGDMS Kumarasinghe
NGDN Lakmali
MO Udayangani
11.30 am Shot Put F Final NMD Muthunayaka
WTK Fernando

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