More medals for Lankans
FESPIC GAMES: Sri Lanka collected two bronze medals in badminton
events and another bronze medal in athletic events on the penultimate
day of the FESPIC Sports Festival for the handicapped, worked off at the
Bukeet Jalil Stadium in Kuala Lumpur here on Thursday.
Jayatilleke Banda and M. Mahadivulwewa took the bronze medal in the
wheelchair doubles tennis tournament while going down to Malaysia 17-21,
12-21.n addition M. P. Chandrasena won a bronze medal in the men's shot
putt event while clearing a distance of 11.91 metres.
Overall Sri Lanka completed the athletic events with a total of one
gold medal, 12 silver medals and seven bronze medals.
In the swimming events Sri Lanka collected one gold, three silver and
two bronze medals.
Over four thousand competitors from 63 countries in four different
categories are vying for honours with Sri Lanka fielding a 81 member
strong contingent for this Sports Festival which will be concluded