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Anitha Jegadeeshwaren of northern province has made a national record in Poll Walt event.

Anitha Jegadeeshwaren of northern province has claimed a national record in the event of Poll Walt. She has recorded a jump of three meters and 4.8. She held the same record previously. This is the 5th time that she renewed the record. Expressing her views to the SlBC she told that her aim is getting qualified Asian sport festival scheduled to be held next year. Her trainer Sinniah Subakaran said, that the Jaffna is conducive enough for sports training. The government’s support for sport training is commendable.
The 43rd national sports festival is to get of the ground at Kotawila stadium in Matara. Prime Minsiter Ranil Wickremasinghe will be the chief guest at the inauguration. Sport minister Dayasiri Jayasekera with a host of leading politicians are expected to take part. The lighting up of the festival torch will be done by sportsman Sumith Rohana and sports woman Dhammika Menike.

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