Olympian Abeykoon shatters 200m Sri Lanka and South Asian records | Sri Lanka News

Sri Lanka Olympian Yupun Abeykoon set a new Sri Lanka and South Asian record in the 200 metres in an international athletic meet in Italy on Sunday (22).

Abeykoon clocked 20.37 seconds (wind +0.1) to break the Sri Lanka record of 20.68 set by Vinoj Suranjaya de Silva in 2018.

He also broke the South Asian record of 20.52 set by India's Amlan Borgohain last month and also improved on the mark of 20.99 set by Rohan Pradeep Kumara in the 2004 Islamabad South Asian Games.

(Susil Premalal)

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