18 August 2022
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Commonwealth Games 2022: A bronze medal from Yupun and a silver medal from Palitha (VIDEO)



 
Yupun Abekoun won the bronze medal by finishing third in the men's 100m final at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. 
 
He had spent 10.14 seconds for that. 
 
Accordingly, Yupun Abeykoon's name is recorded as the first Sri Lankan to win a medal in the 100m event at the Commonwealth Games. 
 
Meanwhile, Para-athlete Palitha Bandara managed to win a silver medal in the men's F42-44/61-64 discus throw event. 
 
Recording a distance of 44.20 meters. 
(colombotimes.lk)
 

(colombotimes.lk)