Chandrika and Kasun win gold at Malaysian Open

Chandrika and Kasun win gold at Malaysian Open

October 20, 2013   12:32 pm

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Chandrika Subashini and Kasun Kalhara of Sri Lanka won Gold medals in 400 meters womenís and menís races respectively at the 89th Malaysian Open Athletics Championship.

The Athletics Association of Sri Lanka stated that Subashini finished the race in 52.86 seconds while Kalhara clocked a time of 47.19 at the finals.

High jumper Manjula Kumara, 400metres sprinters Kasun Kalhara and Chandrika Subashini represented Sri Lanka at the Malaysian Open this year.

Kumara and Subashini were the best athletes at the recently held National Athletics Championships where the latter clocked a seasonal best of 53.05 seconds to win the womenís 400 metres.

Manjula Kumara cleared a height of 2.20 metres to win menís high jump.

IAAF World Championship participant Kalhara produced a personal best performance of 46.65 seconds.

The Malaysian Open Athletics Championships is held on 19th and 20th of October.
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