Dunukara and Gayani win walking race | Sunday Observer

Dunukara and Gayani win walking race

PB Gayani winning the women’s walking race
PB Gayani winning the women’s walking race

DM Dunukara of North Central Province and PB Gayani of Southern Provinces emerged winners in the men’s and women’s categories respectively in the walking race of the National Sports Festival concluded yesterday at Anuradhapura.

Dunukara clocked 1H 38.38 secs and while GS Sandika (1H 39:09) finished second and Niroshan Appuhumy (1:42:19) of Western Province finished third.

Walkers from Southern Province dominated the women’s race finishing in the first three places. Gayani clocked 1H 54.28 secs to finish first, Dinusha Dilhari finished second in a time of 2H 04.24 secs and Lakmi Kalyani finished third in 2H 08.11 seconds.

 

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