Sports
Sugath Tilakaratne best athlete at CP meet
by Hafiz Marikar in Kandy

Asian Games gold medallist and Asian Championship record holder Sugath Tilakaratne who represented the Nuwara Eliya district in the Central Province inter district athletics championship was adjudged the Best Athlete at the Bernard Aluwihare Stadium in Matale.

Kandy district athletes who were coached by Gamage Ariyaratne emerged champs with 279 points with Matale district as the runners-up.

Kandy’s two female runners Y. G. Nayana and B. G. Chandralatha were the best women athletes.

The Chief Minister of the Central Provincial Council, Nandimithra Ekanayake was the chief guest and distributed the awards together with his wife Manel.


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