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Indians dominate Nestomalt marathon

21km women top three winners with officials: From left : Major General Palitha Fernando, President, Sri Lanka Athletics;  Prema Pinnawela, Secretary, Sri Lanka Athletics; Bandula Egodage, Vice President, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs;  Jagath Wedage, Senior Vice President, Sales and Ruwan Welikala, Vice President, Ambient Dairy

21km women top three winners with officials: From left : Major General Palitha Fernando, President, Sri Lanka Athletics;  Prema Pinnawela, Secretary, Sri Lanka Athletics; Bandula Egodage, Vice President, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs;  Jagath Wedage, Senior Vice President, Sales and Ruwan Welikala, Vice President, Ambient Dairy


21km men’s top three winners with officials: From left:  Bandula Egodage, Vice President, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs;  Prema Pinnawela, Secretary, Sri Lanka Athletics; Major General Palitha Fernando, President, Sri Lanka Athletics;  Jagath Wedage, Senior Vice President, Sales and . Ruwan Welikala, Vice President, Ambient Dairy

Two Indian athletes Sanjeewam Bahuraro and Karthik Kumar won the women’s and men’s races with a clear lead at the Sri Lanka Athletics (SLA) centenary marathon, powered by Nestle’s Nestomalt and successfully concluded on Saturday (22), at Diyatha Uyana, Sri Jayawardanepura Kotte. The Half Marathon and Health Run saw over 800 athletes showcasing their skills, grit, and passion. (D.R)

Results:

21km Half Marathon (Women) – (1) Sanjeewam Bahuraro Jadahav from India, 01:16:06 (2) M.S.P.M. Perera from Sri Lanka Navy, 01:19:48 (3) H.M.C.S Herath from Sri Lanka Army, 01:21:02

21km Half Marathon (Men) – (1) Karthik Kumar from India, 01:05:02 (2) Dharmender from India, 01:07:15 (3) K. Shanmuge Shawaram from Kandy District Athletic Association, 01:07:28


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