S.Mithunraj of Heartley College has won the Gold and established a new record, in the Discus Throw event of the National Level John Carbret Athletics Championship of National schools.
The championships are being conducted at the Thiyagama International Stadium. The Discus Throw event for under 15 event was held on day before yesterday.
S.Mithunraj, who represented Heartley College, Point Pedro, threaw the discus to a distance of 53.22 Meters to establish a new record and won the Gold medal. He had thrown discus 6.56 Meters in excess of the old record to establish the new record.
Meanwhile, P.Mithusan, also of Heartley College won the bronze in the same event throwing the discus to a distance of 43.43 meters.