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Yupun, Nilani qualify for Tokyo Games

The National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka (NOCSL) yesterday confirmed that Italy-based Sri Lankan sprinter Yupun Abeykoon and Nilani Ratnayake (3,000m steeplechase) have qualified to compete at the Tokyo Olympics next month.

The other Sri Lankans who have already qualified for the Olympics are Mathilda Karlsson (equestrian), Milka Gehani (gymnastics), Tehani Egodawela (shooting), Niluka Karunaratne (badminton) and Chamara Dharmawardena (judo). Meanwhile, two swimmers, Aniqah Gaffoor (100m butterfly) and Matthew Abeysinghe (100m freestyle) are on board but are waiting for the final confirmation from the FINA. (BP)

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