Yupun Abeykoon, wins Anhalt Athletic Championship :100m (Video)

Friday, 24 May 2024 - 23:58

Köthen, Germany, May 24, 2024 – South Asia's fastest man, Yupun Abeykoon, secured a remarkable victory at the Anhalt Athletic Championship, clocking a time of 10.16 seconds in the men's 100-meter event. This triumph brings him a step closer to his major goal for the year: qualifying for the Olympics.

Abeykoon's performance at the Anhalt Athletic Championship showcased his exceptional speed and determination. The Sri Lankan sprinter, who represented his country in the 2021 Olympics, continues to break barriers and set new records.

Earlier, Abeykoon had already made headlines by becoming the first South Asian athlete to complete a 100-meter sprint in under 10 seconds, recording a time of 9.96 seconds. His consistent improvement and recent victory solidify his status as a top contender in international athletics.

As Abeykoon inches closer to Olympic qualification, his success at the Anhalt Athletic Championship is a significant milestone. With each race, he continues to inspire and set new benchmarks for athletes in South Asia and beyond. All eyes will now be on Abeykoon as he prepares for future competitions, aiming to achieve his Olympic dreams.

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