India bags 14 medals including 9 gold at Sri Lanka Athletics National Championships

Indian contingent concluded the Sri Lanka Athletics National Championships with a total of 14 medals. The medals consisted of nine gold, four silver, and one bronze. On the final day of the event, 0n 31 July 2023, Indian athletes secured six medals.

  • The Indian 4×400 meter mixed relay team (Amoj Jacob, Aishwarya Mishra, Muhammed Anas, and Himanshi Malik) won a gold medal.
  • Another Indian relay team (Nihal Joel William, Subha Venkatesan, Mijo Chacko Kurian, and Vithya Ramraj) earned a silver medal.
  • Amoj Jacob, along with Muhammed Anas, Rajesh Ramesh, and Muhammed Ajmal, secured another gold medal in the 4×400 meter men’s relay event.
  • The Indian quartet of Sonia Baishya, Aishwarya Mishra, Subha V, and Himanshi Malik won the gold medal in the 4×400 meter women’s relay event.
  • In the same event, India’s Jisna Mathew and Vithya Ramraj teamed up with Sri Lanka’s WS Himaya Fernando and K Shanika Lakshani to finish in third place.
  • India’s T Santhosh Kumar won the men’s 400-meter hurdles event.
  • Indian javelin thrower Kishore Kumar Jena, who previously won the gold medal, was awarded the Best Male Thrower trophy.

Q.: How many gold medals did the Indian contingent win at the Sri Lanka Athletics National Championships 2023?

A) Four B) Six C) Nine D) Eleven

Answer: C) Nine

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