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An athletic star in the making

Ranindi Gamage with her trophy and medals
Ranindi Gamage with her trophy and medals

Ranindi Gamage of Dharmapala MV in Kottawa has made a great impact in athletics at junior level meets this year.

She participated in the under-16 age category and was first in her pet event, the high jump at the Sir John Tarbat Meet with a height of 1.58 metres. However, she was placed second in the National Junior Athletic meet with a jump of 1.57 metres.

Ranindi improved in her effort and went over 1.60m at the Sri Lanka Athletic Meet in the under-16 girls’ event and was placed second at the Western Province Schools Meet with a leap of 1.58m.

She established a new meet record with a leap of 1.55m at the Sri Jayewardenapura Zonal Schools’ Athletic Meet and set another record placed first at the Colombo District Athletic Meet. She was adjudged the Best Female Athlete on that occasion. 

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