86th Sir John Tarbet Senior Athletics:Three more records on second day | Daily News
A team of 20 students participated in the Sir John Tarbet Junior Meet. While one athlete was placed 3rd, the others managed to secure Merit Certificates. Sir John Tarbat Sports Events Won John Tarbet Trophy. Won Boy's Championship. Ashan Randika came in first under 16, long jump (Record m ). The 86th Sir John Tarbet Senior Athletic championship commenced on the 13th of September at the Diyagama Mahinda Rajapakse Stadium.
The standard of athletics at St. Jayakumar Perera won the javelin throw in Prasada Perera went on to be the national meters champion and Godfrey Fernando won the long jump. College athletes continued to fare well in the s and s, with Steve standing out in the shot putt. The dawn of the new millennium heralded the coming of age of athletics at St.
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David Nuwan Sampath set a new record at the All Island Championship in long jump with an excellent leap of 7.
He was a certain international prospect, but injuries cut short a promising career. Gayan Wijesuriya created a sensation by winning the gold medal in the meters at the Sri Lanka Grand Prix in This gave a big boost to the young Benedictine athletes, who have never looked back since.
There were some outstanding individual and team performances during the year. He later went on to represent Sri Lanka, winning the Bronze medal in the 4 x meters relay at the Asian championship held in India in Furthermore, he was a member of the medal winning 4 x meters relay team. He was the Western Province Schools best sportsman in the year SBC is privileged and fortunate to have a person of his calibre among the College Staff.
Other members of the champion team included Lakmal Anuradha, Dinesh Chamara Wickremasinghe and Prabath Premachandra whose record timing of The team won the Western Province Championship. The SBC under 16 — 4 x meters relay team set a new record inwhich stood for five years.
Ashan Sugunakumar set a new record of Vajira Dayan came first in under 19, Javelin throw. Nalinda came first in under Came first in events under 19, x4 and x4. Sumedha Aruna came first in under 21, m.
Pradeep Madhushan came first in under 21, x4 m. Ashan Randika came in first under 16, long jump Record 6. Asanka Suresh Marasinghe came in first under 16, High Jump. Udana Livera came first in under 18 discus throw Record Dinesh Tharanga Costha came first in under 18, Javelin Throw Came first in under 19, m x 4 Record 8.
Sumedha Aruna came first in under 20, m event. Come first in under 20 m x 4. Chamil Navinda under 20 hurdle m. Emil Nalinda came firstm Came third place in under 18 m x 4 Romesh Perera participated. Romesh Perera came third in under 18, m. Came first in under 21, m x 4 Came first in under 19, m x 4 1.
Came first in under 21, m x 4 and m x 4 events. Winners of the under 12,13, 14 and under 15 boys championships. Under 17, m, Third place, Romesh Perera. Under 17, 4x m relay, first place Romesh Perera took part.
Under 19, 4x m, relay first place 3 min Under 19, m, first place, Sumedha Arunashantha. Relay Carnival Under 17, 19 and under 21 championship. Under 19, 4x m first place.
Under 19, 4x m relay first place. Under 19 Medley relay first place. Winners of the boys relay championships. Winners of under 17, 19 and under 21 relay championships. Under 17, 4x m relay, Second place.
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Under 17, 4x m relay, Second place Romesh Perera took part in the events. Under 17, mSecond place, Romesh Perera. Under 17, m, Second place, Prabath Chaminda. Under 17, 4 x m, relay Second place 3 min Under 19, 4x m relay, First place Under 19, 4x m relay, First place, 3 mins.
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Under 19, Pole Vault Third place M. Under 21, 4x m relay, First place 3 mins Under 21, 4x m relay, Second place 3 time Under 21, Medley relay, First Place 3 mins Under 19, 4x m relay, Second place equaled record. Under 15, m, Second place, Romesh Perera. Under 14, m, First place, Romesh Perera. Under 16, m, relay first place New RecordRomesh Perera took part in the event. Under 16, m, first place, Romesh Perera. Under 16, m, second place, Romesh Perera.
Under 16, m, hurled First place, Emil Nalinda Under 17, Javelin Throw, place Tharanga Dinesh Under 19, 4x m relay, First place. Under 19, m, Second place, Nisanga Manjula Perera time Under 19, Javelin Throw, Second place, K. Relay Carnival Won under 17, 19 and under 21 championships. Under 17, 4x m relay, Third place Romesh Perera, was in the team. Under 19, 4x m relay, Third place. Under 21, 4x m relay First place 3 min. Under 21, Medley relay, first place 3 min.
Winners of the outstation Tarbat cup. Senior Winners of the Junior Outstation Tarbat cup. Fernando became the best athlete in the meet.
Winners of the under 12,13,14 and under 15 boys championships. Under 13, m First place Suneth Nirmal Under 13 m Third place N. Under 15, m Second place Romesh Perera Under 15, m Third place, P. Under 15, 4x m Second place.