Two athletes to be rewarded
The Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council has decided to reward the two
sportswomen from Sabaragamuwa who excelled at the 15th Asian Junior
Athletics Championship held in Colombo recently.
Accordingly, Shivanthi Kumari Ratnayake of Kegalle who won a gold
medal in the 400 metres event will be awarded a cash prize of Rs 500,000
and Chamika Jayamini who won a bronze medal in the 3,000 metres hurdles
will be awarded a cash prize of Rs 200,000, said Sabaragamuwa Chief
Minister Maheepala Herath.
The awards will be made at a special ceremony organized by the
Provincial Council at which sportsmen and women from all provinces who
brought honour to the motherland at the championship will be
felicitated, he said.