Apr 28, 2022

SL names athletics team for C'wealth! Featured

Sri Lanka has nominated an eight-member athletics team for the 22nd Commonwealth Games in a bid to win a Commonwealth Games medal after 24 years.

The team comprises four males and four females and three members of the team are currently engaged in training overseas.

The 22nd Commonwealth Games 2022 Athletics Championships will be held in Birmingham, England from August 2 to 7.

Nominated Sri Lanka Athletics Team for the 22nd Commonwealth Games:

Men: Yupun Abeykoon (100m), Ushan Thivanka (high jump), Sumedha Ranasinghe (javelin) and Kalinga Kumarage (400m)

Women: Sarangi Silva (long jump), Hiruni Kesara Wijeratne (marathon), Gayanthika Abeyratne (800m, 1500m) and Thilani Ratnayake (3000m hurdles)

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