Sri Lanka’s Yupun Abeykoon set a new Sri Lankan & South Asian Record in the 200 M Men’s Sprint at the Castiglione International Meeting in Grosseto, Italy by clocking a time of 20.37 seconds.
He broke the Sri Lanka record of 20.68 seconds set by Vinoj Suranjaya de Silva in 2018.
He also broke the South Asian record of 20.52 seconds set by India’s Amlan Borgohain in April 2022.
Abeykoon posted the following on Facebook following the win.
60 m – 6.59 sec – South Asian Record
100 m – 10.15 sec – South Asian Record
150 m – 15.16 sec – Asian Record
200 m – 20.37 sec -South Asian Record
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