Sri Lanka’s Athlete Nimali Liyanarachchi has won a gold medal in the Asian Athletic Championship in Wuhan, China.
Nimali lost out on the chance to break the national women’s 800 metres record, set by Sriyani Dhammika Menike, by a single second.
Subsequently, Sri Lanka won silver in the 4x400m race for men.
Ajith Prem Kumar, Dilip Ruwan, Kalinga Kukke and Thushara Dhananjaya participated in the competition.
Sri Lanka has won gold and 4 silver medals at Asian Athletics Championships this year.
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