Sri Lanka’s Yupun Abeykoon has won first place in the Men’s 100m event at the Anhalt Athletic Championship 2024 in Germany.

The Sri Lankan sprinter took first place with a timing of 10.16 seconds (wind+0.3) in the final on Friday.

He had secured a place in the final after finishing first in the Heat 1 as well with a timing of 10.15 seconds (wind 0.0), a season best so far for the sprinter. 

Poland’s Dominik Kopeć (10.21) came in second while Omani sprinter Ali Anwar Ali Al-Balushi (10.25) took bronze. 

The “Anhalt 2024 – Internationales Leichtathletik Meeting,” a World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze level series, took place at the Paul-Greifzu-Stadion in Dessau, Germany.