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 Anitha looses chance to qualify for Asian Games, but shares the 1st place with Army’s  Sachchini

 Anitha looses chance to qualify for Asian Games, but shares the 1st place with Army’s  Sachchini

Anitha Jegatheeswaran representing Jaffna Schools Athletic Association jumped to 3.40M in the Pole Vault (Women) event of the 96th National Athletics Championship that is being held in the Sugathadasa Stadium. It was notable that Army’s Sachchini Perera also jumped 3.40 M To share the 1st place with Anitha.

However, Anitha who had broken the National Record, 5 times in the event, within the last one year, was unable to perform as expected due to her knee injury and failed qualify for Asian Games.

Meanwhile N.Daksitha of Chavakacheri Hindu College won the 5th place with a jump of 3.20 M and Sadrasegar Herina of trhe Mahajana College won the 6th place with a


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