Wijekoon, Menaka strike gold
ATHLETICS: W.M.C. Wijekoon and Menaka Wickramasinghe won a
gold medal apiece at the Thai track and field athletic championships
held in Bangkok.
Wijekoon won his gold in the men's 1500 metres final where he clocked
3 minutes, 53.59. He also won a silver medal in the 3000 metres men's
Menaka's gold came in the women's 400 metres final when she was
clocked 55.13 secs.
Sri Lanka's second silver medal was won by N.C.D. Priyadarshani in
the women's long jump. Her distance was 6.19 metres. (AAA media release)