Jegatheeswaran Anitha representing Northern Province achieved a new record, and captured the Gold, in the open Pole Vault event of the 43rd National track and Field Sports festival.
The National Track and field series commenced at the Matara Kottavila grounds yesterday and is in progress. Open Pole Vault event for Women was held yesterday.
Jegatheeswaran Anitha, representing Northern Province pole vaulted to a height of 3.48 meters, recorded a new Record and captured the Gold medal in the event. She had bettered the record achieved by her jumping 3.47 meters last year.