Aug 26, 2018

Asian Games : Kalinga qualifies for 400m mens’ final

Sri Lankan athlete Kalinga Kumara has been qualified for the mens’ 400m final at the Asian Games after clocking 46.53secs at the semi final held yesterday (25).

The final will be held today.

The other Sri Lankan Aruna Dharshana who had a better time of 45.99 secs in another heat failed to gain entry to the final. With the thentry of Kalinga to the final.

Meanwhile, Long Jumper Prasad Wimalasiri who leaped a distance of 7.56 meters was lucky to get the chance to compete in the final today along with 11 jumpers at 5.15 pm Sri Lanka time.

Also, pairs badminton players - Sachin Dias and Buwaneka Gunetilleke made their way into the last eight.