Nadeeka Lakmali qualifies for the finals of the women javelin throw at the 14th IAAF

Friday, 16 August 2013 - 17:42





Nadeeka Lakmali has qualified for the finals of the women’s javelin throw event at the 14th IAAF World Athletic Championships in Moscow with a throw of 60.39 meters today.

Lakmali has already won three gold medals so far at international events this year.

She set a new Sri Lankan record in the Javelin throw event with a distance of 60.64 meters, at the 20th Asian Athletics Championships held in Pune, India.

She had gained first place in all 3 stages of the Asian Athletics Grand Prix to win gold.