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Saturday 23 September 2017
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Jaffna District clinch the Provincial level Athletic Championships

Jaffna District clinch the Provincial level Athletic Championships

The Jaffna District won the NP Track and Field Championship 2017.

The Northern Province Track and Field championship was held at the Duraiappah Stadium yesterday and day before yesterday.

Scoring an overall 150 points in Men’s and women’s   Jaffna District won the Championship Cup. Mannar was the first runner up with 114 point with Kilinochchi at the third position with 64 points with Vavuniya and Mulaitheevu trailing with 54 and 29 points respectively.

Some Records of the Championships:

Event Winner District Achievement Former Record.
200M Men M.Premathas Mannar 22.2 seconds 22.5 sec(2010).
Pole Vault  Men Napthaly Joison Jaffna 4.40M 4.36M (2016)
Pole Vault  Women Anitha Jaffna 3.31M 3.30M (2016)
Javelin Women V.Christina Kilinochchi 36.31M 36.20M(2014)
100M  Men M.Prematha Mannar 11sec 11 sec (2010)
THE BEST TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETE    – M.PREMATHAS  – MANNAR

 


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