06, June 2012 (Cricturf): Total of 515 athlete from 33 countries will participate in 15th Junior Asian Junior Championship tobe held in Sri Lanka later this week.
Sri Lanka will privilege to witness great young personal peromarmance from 9th of June to 12th of June at Sugathadasa Stadium Colombo.
Sugathadasa Stadium newly relaid few weeks ago and opened for Sri lanka athletes.
44 Gold medals will be awarded in the championship at Track and Field events. Sri Lanka team representing for the event with 104 member. Sri Lanka only able to win 2 gold 4 silver & 6 bronze medal so far in the history and this year will be a hopefull year for young Sri Lankan Athletes.
Sri Lanka's premier athlete Olympics Silver medal holder Susanthika Jayasingha was the only Sri Lanka could win both Gold medals in 1994 Junior Athletic Championship.