Saturday, September 12, 2015
Sri Lanka won handful of medals at 5th Commonwealth Youth Games
9/12/2015 11:46:00 PM athletics , commonwealth games , other games , squash , weightlifting , youth athleticsSri Lankan contingent end their campaign high at the 5th Commonwealth Youth games which was concluded in Samoa today. Sri Lankan 8 member team won 6 medals to raise the flag high.
Three medals out of 4 Silver and 2 bronze came from weight lifting while Two silver medals won from Athletics.
The team captain Mihiliya Methsarani contributed with a bronze from girls squash individual.
Pictures in order
Shrimali Samarakoon - 48 kg - Weightlifting - Girls - Silver
Dhammika Ranathunga - High Jump - Boys - Silver
Yamani Dulanjalee - 400m Hurdles - Girls - Silver
Mihiliya Methsarani - Squash - Girls - Bronze
Bevishan Wijeywickrama - 85 kg - Weightlifting - Boys - Silver
Isuru Sandeera - 94 kg - Weightlifting - Boys - Bronze