Nilani Rathnayake won the gold medal for Sri Lanka in 5000 Meter event today at the 13 South Asian Games.
In addition, the Sri Lankan men’s team won Gold in the 4 x 100M relay event and went on to set a new South Asian games record of 44.89 seconds.
The Sri Lankan women’s team also won the gold medal for their 4 x 100M relay event and they too set a new South Asian Games record of 39.14 seconds.
Sri Lanka is currently holding third place in the SAG medal tally with a total of 18 gold medals. The Sri Lankan team has also won 36 silver medals and 56 bronze medals.