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All- Island School Athletics Championship:

Peterites, A Ratnayaka CC Walala continue dominance

Sadeepa Henderson of Gateway College, Colombo winning the U18 200m in 24.88secs.
Sadeepa Henderson of Gateway College, Colombo winning the U18 200m in 24.88secs.

St Peter’s College and A. Ratnayaka C.C. Walala continued their dominance in the All- Island School Athletics Championship held at Sugathadasa Stadium yesterday.

On the third day of the championships 13 new meet records were established of which five came in the U18 age group events.

Sprinter from Gateway College Rajagiriya Sadeepa Henderson established a new meet record in the Girls’ under 18 200m. She clocked 24.88 seconds. S.Milinda Perera of St. Mary’s Boys M.V. Chilaw won the Boys under 18 200 meters with a new meet record of 21.83 seconds.

St Peter’s relay team won the 4x100m relay event with a new meet record of 42.15 seconds. The previous record holder Royal College did not participate in the event. Dharmapala Vidyalaya Pannipitiya took second place with personal best timings.

In the 4x400m boys relay Sir John Kotalawala Vidyalaya Kurunegala established a new meet record clocking 3:28.00 secs. The previous record holder St Peter’s (3:31.1 secs) was placed sixth with 3:39.26 secs.

A.Ratnayake M.M.V. Walala was placed second with a time of 3:29.22 secs faster than the previous record.

MEET RECORDS

BOYS

U14 80M Hurdles: Angelo Vidusha (St.Benedict's College Colombo) 11.64 secs

U14 Shot Putt: ARA Ameen (Noor M.V Batticaloa) 15.03m

U12 Long Jump: B.A.N. Minsara (Marapola M.V. Minuwangoda) 5.18m

U16 200m: H.H.R.S.Jayasundara (Sir John Kotalawala M.V. Kurunegala) 22.16 secs

U18 110m Hurdles: Nadun K.Bandara (Royal College Colombo) 13.80 secs

U18 200m: S.Milinda Perera (St. Mary’s Boys M.V. Chilaw) 21.83 secs

U18 4x100m: St Peter’s College Colombo 42.15 secs

U16 4x400m: Sir John Kotalawala Vidyalaya Kurunegala 3:27.57min

GIRLS

U16 100m Hurdles: K. G. S. D. Kahangama (Sumana Balika Vidyalaya) 14.81secs

U18 200M: Sadeepa Henderson (Gateway College, Colombo) 24.88secs

U16 4x400m: A. Ratnayake M.M.V. Walala Menikhinna 3:56.77min

U18 Discus Throw: W.K.Heshani Maheshika (St. Sebastian’s Vidyalaya, Kandana) 37.55m

 


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