International Schools athletics meet commences | Sunday Observer

International Schools athletics meet commences

 Malkethmi Silva (first place-centre), Ashritha Sunderasam (second place-left) and Promise Bassey (third place) after their event
Malkethmi Silva (first place-centre), Ashritha Sunderasam (second place-left) and Promise Bassey (third place) after their event

The 19th International Schools Athletic Championship commenced yesterday at the Sugathadasa Stadium where Malkethmi Silva won first place in the Under 16 girls’ Shot Putt event with a distance of 9.89 metres for her school OKI International.Her feat broke a record set earlier by Imasha Gamage from Lyceum International School Ratnapura that had a distance of 9.37 metres.

The second place was taken by Ashritha Sundaresan of OKI with a distance of 9.10 metres. In third place was Promise Bassey from the British International School with a distance of 8.37 metres.

 

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