Susanthika Jayasinghe: ‘Black Beauty’ enters semi finals

Sri Lankan sprinter Susanthika Jayasinghe advanced to the semi-finals of the women’s 200 m event at the Beijing Olympics today (Aug. 19th).

Susanthika clocked 22.94 seconds to be placed third in the second heat of the second round, after Bahrain’s Al Gassra Roqaya (22.76 sec) and Hurtis Houairi Muriel of France (22.89 sec).

Earlier in the day, running in heat one of round one, Susanthika timed 23.04 sec. to secure second place.

The semi-finals will be worked off tomorrow.

(Lanka Dissent)

See my earlier post.

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