Yupun Abeykoon; fastest man in South Asia

2020-09-09 at 13:11

Sri Lankan sprinter Yupun Abeykoon has become the fastest man in South Asia at an international athletic meet in Germany yesterday.

He set a new national and South Asian record with a time of 10.16 seconds, bringing home the gold medal in the Men’s 100m.

The previous 100m national record was set by Himasha Eshan with a record time of 10.22 seconds at the 12th South Asian Games in India in 2016.