National Games 2014 – Western Clinch the Title!
Western Province honored yet against as the champions of National Games Festival which was concluded today (27) at the North-East Provincial Sports Complex of Anuradhapura.
Western Province clinched 75 Gold medals to win the major honor of the three day event. They also were able to win 54 Silver medals along with 57 more Bronze. Central Province who won 37 Gold along with 38 Silver and 39 Bronze ended as the runner up. North Western Province who were clinched 24 Gold, 21 Silver and 38 Bronze end third.
The winner of the High Jump men’s Manjula Kumara of Southern Province emerged as the best player, Sri Lankan 200m & 400m champion Chandrika Subashini Rasnayaka of North-Western Province emerged as the best women’s athlete.
Ayesha Maduwanthi of Uva Province was the only Sri Lankan record breaker of the event, she was established the national record in women’s hammer throw.