Yupun Abeykoon wins bronze in Commonwealth 100 m finals

Sri Lanka’s Yupun Abeykoon won the bronze medal in the men’s 100 m finals at the Commonwealth Games 2022 being held in Birmingham.

Abeykoon clocked 10.14 seconds to win the bronze behind Kenyan Ferdinand Omanyala who won the Gold with a time of 10.02s and South Africa’s Akani Simbine who came second.

Abeykoon had qualified for the final after being placed 4th in the third semi-final earlier in the day.

Results:

1 Ferdinand Omanyala, Kenya 10.02s
2 Akani Simbine, South Africa 10.13s
3 Yupun Abeykoon, Sri Lanka 10.14s
4 Benjamin Azamati, Ghana 10.16s
5 Jeremiah Azu, Wales 10.19s
6 Rohan Browning, Australia 10.20s
7 Emmanuel Eseme, Cameroon 10.24s
8 Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, England 11.10s

(Colombo Gazette)

 

 

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