Yupun clocks 10.21s to end fourth


Sri Lanka’s Yupun Abeykoon competed in the 100m event of the Diamond League on Thursday (30 June) in Stockholm, Sweden and was placed 4th with another impressive timing of 10.21s. South Africa’s Akani Simbine won the race in 10.02s, while Britain’s Prescod ended second.

Yupun has been in sensational form this season. He smashed the South Asian Records for 100m (10.06s) and 200m (20.37s) in 2022. He also renewed the Asian Record for the 150m (15.16s) a few months back.