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Sri Lankan records in athletics

The following are the national records in athletics in Sri Lanka maintained by Athletic Association of Sri Lanka (AASL).

Outdoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 10.29 Chintake De Soysa 15 July 1999 India Chennai, India
200 m 20.69 (+0.6 m/s) Sugath Thilakaratne 17 December 1998 Asian Games Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
400 m 44.61 Sugath Thilakaratne 20 July 1998 Asian Championships Japan Fukuoka, Japan
800 m 1:47.56 Ranjit Subasinghe 25 December 1993 South Asian Games Bangladesh Dhaka, Bangladesh
1500 m 3:39.61 Chaminda Wijekoon 30 August 2011 World Championships South Korea Daegu, South Korea [1]
3000 m 8:02.91 Chaminda Wijekoon 12 June 2011 Meeting di Primavera Italy Mondovì, Italy [2]
5000 m 14:08.5 Kathan A. Chandradas 20 February 2004 Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka
10000 m 29:18.0 Lucien Sellapuliage B. Rosa 13 May 1975 United States Arkansas City, United States
Half marathon 1:05:35 Anuradha Cooray 11 September 2005 Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka
Marathon 2:14:31 Lucien Sellapuliage B. Rosa 7 December 1975 Fukuoka Marathon Japan Fukuoka, Japan
110 m hurdles 14.00 Mahesh Perera 14 September 1997 Malaysia Kluang, Malaysia
400 m hurdles 49.44 Harijan Ratnayake 31 August 2000 Asian Championships Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia
3000 m steeplechase 8:45.53 Shanta Mendis 28 June 1998 Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka
High jump 2.27 m Manjula Kumara Wijesekara 23 July 2004 Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka
4 September 2005 Asian Championships South Korea Incheon, South Korea
Pole vault 4.85 m Ruwan P. Perera 31 July 1999 Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka
Long jump 7.86 m Sujith Rohitha 13 August 1999 25th National Sports Festival Sri Lanka Kandy, Sri Lanka
Triple jump 16.37 m Eranda Dinesh Fernando 10 November 2012 National Athletics Championships Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka [3]
16.38 m # Chamara Nuwan Gamage Melegoda 9 April 2011 National Athletic League Sri Lanka Homagama, Sri Lanka [4]
Shot put 16.83 m Charith Kapukotuwa 7 May 2012 RMAC Championships United States Gunnison, United States [5]
Discus throw 53.52 m Gayan U. Jayawardane 23 September 2006 Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka
Hammer throw 50.44 m Charith Kapukotuwa 15 November 2012 Sri Lanka Army Athletics Championship Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka [6]
Javelin throw 79.62 m Sachith Maduranga 5 July 2013 Asian Championships India Pune, India [7]
Decathlon 6341 pts (ht) Mohammed Sameer 28–29 October 2006 Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka
11.5 (100 m), 6.68 m (long jump), 9.31 m (shot put), 1.88 m (high jump), 52.7 (400 m) /
15.6 (110 m hurdles), 33.27 m (discus), 3.60 m (pole vault), 58.32 m (javelin), 4:58.4 (1500 m)
20 km walk (road) 1:30:45 B. Nishantha Nayanananda 13 December 1998 Asian Games Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
50 km walk (road)
4×100 m relay 39.71  Sri Lanka
Prabashitha Caldera
Surendra Sanjeewa
D. Dissanayake
J. Perera
27 June 2004 Asian Grand Prix Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka
4×400 m relay 3:02.71  Sri Lanka
Mahesh Perera
V. Ratnakumara
Ranga Wimalawansa
Rohan Pradeep Kumara
31 August 2000 Asian Championships Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 11.04 (-0.5 m/s) Susanthika Jayasinghe 9 September 2000 Japan Yokohama, Japan
200 m 22.28 (+0.7 m/s) Susanthika Jayasinghe 28 September 2000 Olympic Games Australia Sydney, Australia
400 m 51.05 Damayanthi Dharsha 30 August 2000 Asian Championships Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia
800 m 2:03.85 Sriyani Dhammika Menike 31 July 1992 Olympic Games Spain Barcelona, Spain
1500 m 4:16.42 Champika Dilrukshi 15 November 2012 Sri Lanka Army Athletics Championship Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka [6]
3000 m 9:41.44 Kusumalatha Samarakoon 22 October 1995 Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka
5000 m 16:21.18 Sujeewa Nilmini Jayasena 25 July 2003 Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka
10000 m 33:57.96 Sujeewa Nilmini Jayasena 26 July 2003 Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka
Marathon 2:51:00 Kande Gamaralalage 15 October 2006 Beijing Marathon China Beijing, China
100 m hurdles 12.91 (+1.2 m/s) Sriyani Kulawansa 29 July 1996 Olympic Games United States Atlanta, United States
400 m hurdles 56.45 Christine Merrill 8 June 2013 Imperial USATF Association Championships United States San Diego, United States [8]
3000 m steeplechase 10:11.72 Eranga Dulakshi 8 November 2012 National Championships Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka [9]
High jump 1.85 m Priyangika Madumanthi 8 March 2008 India Kochi, India
Pole vault 3.30 m A A Karunawansa 30 November 2012 National Sports Festival Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka [10]
Long jump 6.40 m Nayanthi Kumari Chandrasena 10 May 2002 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
Triple jump 13.39 m # C.D. Priyadharshani Nawanage 21 November 2009 Defence Services Championship Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka [11]
13.15 m C.D. Priyadharshani Nawanage 20 November 2009 Defence Services Championship Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka
Shot put 14.88 m Nadeeka Muthunayake 12 July 2008 Sri Lanka Beliatta, Sri Lanka
Discus throw 47.50 m B. Padma Wijesundara 25 August 2006 Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka
Hammer throw 40.25 m G. L. A. Galhena 7 August 2011 Sri Lankan Championships Sri Lanka Homagama, Sri Lanka [12]
Javelin throw 60.64 m Nadeeka Lakmali 16 July 2013 Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Forces Inter-Regiment Athletics Championship Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka [13]
Heptathlon 4377 pts Thamara Dissanayake 9–10 August 2002 Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka
15.17 (100 m hurdles), 1.53 m (high jump), 6.84 m (shot put), 26.04 (200 m) / 5.95 m (long jump), 29.05 m (javelin), 2:47.49 (800 m)
20 km walk (road) 1:39:12 Gallage Geetha Nandana 11 February 2006 Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka
4×100 m relay 43.89  Sri Lanka
Susanthika Jayasinghe
S. Sooriyaarachchi
N. De Soysa
K.V. Damayanthi Dharsha
11 August 2001 World Championships Canada Edmonton, Canada [14]
4×400 m relay 3:35.42  Sri Lanka
K.V. Damayanthi Dharsha
N. De Soysa
B. Chandralatha
S. Edirisinghe
29 September 1999 South Asian Games Nepal Kathmandu, Nepal

Indoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
60 m 6.79 Ashan Hasaranga 31 October 2009 Asian Indoor Games Vietnam Hanoi, Vietnam
200 m
400 m 46.76 Sugath Tillakaratne 12 February 2001 Austria Vienna, Austria
800 m 2:07.20 # Anusan Rajeentan 16 January 2011 Germany Frankfurt-Kalbach, Germany
1500 m 4:20.24 # Anusan Rajeentan 15 January 2011 Germany Frankfurt-Kalbach, Germany
3000 m 9:45.71 # Anusan Rajeentan 14 March 2010 Germany Hanau, Germany
60 m hurdles 8.03 Chaminda Fonseka 12 February 1999 Germany Bielefeld, Germany
High jump 2.23 m Manjula Wijesekara 21 January 2006 United States Albuquerque, United States
Pole vault 3.00 m Lucas Saint George Carington Raj 24 November 2001 France Amiens, France
Long jump 7.75 m Benildus Fernando 24 February 1995 United States Lincoln, United States
Triple jump 15.25 m Manjula Wijesekara 21 January 2006 United States Albuquerque, United States
Shot put 16.47 m Charith Kapukotuwa 8 February 2013 Concordia Invitational United States Seward, United States [15]
Weight throw 18.36 m Charith Kapukotuwa 7 March 2013 NCAA Division II Championships United States Birmingham, United States [16]
Heptathlon
(60 m), (long jump), (shot put), (high jump) / (60 m hurdles), (pole vault), (1000 m)
5000 m walk
4x400 m relay 3:11.29  Sri Lanka
Prasanna Sampath Amarasekara
Pushpakumara
Weerasooriya
Ashok K. Jayasundara
1 November 2007 Asian Games Macau Macau

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
50 m 6.31+ Susanthika Jayasinghe 25 February 2001 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
60 m 7.09 Susanthika Jayasinghe 7 February 1999 Sparkassen Cup Germany Stuttgart, Germany
200 m 22.99 Susanthika Jayasinghe 9 March 2001 World Championships Portugal Lisbon, Portugal [17]
400 m 54.61 Damayanthi Dharsha 14 March 2003 United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
800 m
1500 m
3000 m
60 m hurdles
High jump 1.75 m Priyangika Madumanthi 2 November 2009 Asian Games Vietnam Hanoi, Vietnam
Pole vault
Long jump 6.06 m C.D.Priyadharshani Nawanage 13 March 2010 World Championships Qatar Doha, Qatar [18]
Triple jump 12.38 m Anusha Kariyawasam 22 January 2000 Italy Rome, Italy
Shot put
Pentathlon
(60 m hurdles), (high jump), (shot put), (long jump), (800 m)
3000 m walk
4x400 m relay

+ = en route to a longer distance
ht = hand timing
# = not recognised by federation

References

External links

  • AASL web site
  • Sri Lankan Athletics Records - Outdoor
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