In a remarkable display of athleticism and determination, Sri Lanka clinched the 4th place position at the highly anticipated 25th Asian Athletics Championships, held in Bangkok, Thailand. The event, which took place from July 12 to 16, saw athletes from 42 countries competing for glory and a chance to qualify for the upcoming 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary.
With a total medal tally of 8, Sri Lanka’s contingent showcased their exceptional skills, earning the admiration of fans and competitors alike. Among their accomplishments, the Sri Lankan athletes secured an impressive haul of 3 gold medals, 2 silver medals, and 3 bronze medals.
Despite fierce competition, it was Japan who emerged as the clear victors, capturing the 1st place position with a stunning performance. The Japanese team showcased their dominance by amassing an astonishing 37 medals, including 16 golds, 11 silvers, and 10 bronzes. China showcased their prowess as well, securing the 2nd place with an impressive collection of 8 gold medals. Meanwhile, India claimed the 3rd place spot, achieving a commendable 6 gold medals.
The exceptional performance by Sri Lankan athletes showcased their incredible talent, promising an even brighter future for the country’s athletics. (LankaXpress.com)