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Dilshy Kumarasinghe who won gold medals in the 400, 800 and 4X400 metres at last month’s South Asian Games receives her financial reward of Rs.1.5 million from Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in the presence of Sports Minister Dullas Allahapperuma (Pix Sulochana Gamage)
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said that he wants to make sports economically vibrant so it will help athletes develop and improve to international standards. He made the remarks at the felicitation ceremony of the South Asian Games medal winners at the Nelum Pokuna on Tuesday as swimmer Matthew Abeysinghe’s father Manoj was presented with a reward of Rs.3.5 million,...
19 January, 2020
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