Kanthi Attanayake

Kanthi Attanayake of Bandarawela brought honour to Sri Lanka by winning two gold medals and a silver medal at the 19th Veterans Athletic Championship held in Singapore recently.

The gold medals were won in the 4x100m and 4x400m relay events. They also established a new Asian record in the 4x400m relay event. She won the silver medal in the 400 metres race.

Kanthi has bagged a silver medal and bronze medal in the 400 metres and the 400 metres hurdles events at the 18th Asian Masters Championships.

In addition, she has participated in Open Championships held in Malaysia, India and Singapore and won many medals.

She is under training and is ready to participate in the World Veterans Athletic Championship 2016 to be held from October 26th through to November 6th.