SportWestern Province emerged victorious in Marathon events of the 44th National Sports Festival (NSF) held in Padeniya, Kurunegala on Sunday (13). Western Province claimed wins in both men's and women's categories of the marathon events as they swept the first three places in the men's category. Sanaruwan clocked 2 hours and 26.23 minutes to claim the first place in men's while his team mates from Western Province claimed the second and third places. Gunasekara finished at second place followed by Mahesh Gunathilaka who timed 2 hours and 28.36 minutes to give Western Province a clean sweep. Bandara of Sabauagamuwa Province clocked 3 hours and 07.08 minutes to finish at third place.
Source: Sunday Times May 14, 2018 19:41 UTC