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While Sri Lankan athletes and officials were exposing the country to disgrace and ridicule by decamping,100 metres sprinter Yupun Abeykoon (left) and Discuss thrower Palitha Bandara (right) kept the flag flying by winning Bronz and Silver respectively at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham
The number of people vanishing from the Games Village seems to be outnumbering the three medals Sri Lanka has won so far at the XXII Commonwealth Games. At least four members of Sri Lanka’s 160-strong contingent have decamped with the latest being boxer Niklas Vittalis after his bout on Tuesday night. The first to make the Houdini act was 21-year-old judoka Chamila Dilani...
6 August, 2022
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