Colombo Hilton’s Jayalal wins Silver medal | Sunday Observer

Colombo Hilton’s Jayalal wins Silver medal

W. A. Jayantha Jayalal
W. A. Jayantha Jayalal

W.A. Jayantha Jayalal became the solitary individual medal winner for Sri Lanka at the 20th Asian Masters Athletic Championship which was held recently in Rugoa in China. Competing in the 50-55 age category Discus throw event he was able to win the silver medal with a throw of 32.34 meters behind the Chinese competitor. The Indian thrower who won the bronze was way behind Jayalal.

Jayalal who represents the Hotel Developers Lanka Ltd. is a member of the Colombo Hilton Hotel staff. He was sponsored by his Employer Hotel Developers Lanka Ltd and Otters Aquatic Club for the 20th Asian Masters Athletic Championship 2017. Jayalal represents his firm and not the Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd. though it was inadvertently reported in our sister paper Daily News of 11th October. 

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