Vavuniya schoolboy Kirthushan wins ‘Nestomalt’ mini marathon

The winner of the ‘Nestomalt Mini Marathon’S. Kirthushan is seen crossing the finishing line eight minutes ahead of the other athletes.Picture by Thilak Perera in Jaffna
The winner of the ‘Nestomalt Mini Marathon’S. Kirthushan is seen crossing the finishing line eight minutes ahead of the other athletes.Picture by Thilak Perera in Jaffna

Vavuniya schoolboy Kirthushan wins ‘Nestomalt’ mini marathon. S. Kirthushan of V/Vavuniya Tamil MMV clocked 1.14.53 secs. To win the Mini Marathon of the National School organized by the Department of Education which held yesterday in Jaffna. While P. Jenanthanan (Mu/Oddusuddan MV 1.22.03 secs) and R. Rinijan (J/ Kokuvil Hindu College 1.24.05 secs) finished as runners up to Kirthushan.

The was sponsored by Nestle Lanka Ltd. which named as the Nestle Mini Marthon for the ‘Nestomalt Trophy’. The event which was conducted last evening saw over 2500 being flagged off. Huge number of sports loving public thronged the roads of Jaffna to witness their young sportsmen competing for supremacy at this event. In The girls event it was Sudarmathy (Mu/ Udiyarkaddu MV)finished as the winner clocking a time of 1.37.03 secs. She was followed by S Vithusha (Mu Kokkalaiwadu MMV) 1.44 02 secs and T Densika (Ku/KilinchchiMMV)was placed as the second runner up when she clocked 11.44.04 secs.

M Anojan (J/Nelliady ) with a time of 18.25.07 secs grabbed the boys Boys 5Km race ahead of V. Sajeevan (J/Jaffna Hindu College) 18.59.01 secs and K. Vasantharupam (J/ Karainagar Hindu College) 19.01.00 secs Result:

Mini Marathon

1. S. Kirthushan V/Vavuniya Tamil MMV 1.14.secs

2. P. Jenanthanan Mu/Oddusuddan MV 1.22.03 secs

3. R. Rinijan J/ Kokuvil Hindu College 1.24.05 secs

Mini Marathon Girls

1. S. Sudarmathy Mu/ Udiyarkaddu MV 1.37.03

2. S. Vithusha Mu/ Kokkalaiwadu MV 144.02

3. T Densika Ku/ Kilinochchi MMV 1.44 04

5 Km Mini Marathon Boys

1. M Anojan J/Nelliady CC 18.25.07 secs

2. V. Sajeevan J/Jaffna Hindu College 18.59.01 secs

3. K. Vasantharupam J/ karainagar Hindu College 19.01.00 secs

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