Yupun becomes first-ever South Asian to finish 100m under 10 seconds

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Yupun Abeykoon has set a new record, becoming the first ever Sri Lankan and South Asian to run 100m under 10 seconds.

He clocked an impressive record of 9.96 seconds to win the men’s 100m at the Resisprint International Chaux-de-Fonds 2022 in Switzerland.

With his performance, Abeykoon managed to become the first ever South Asian to break the 10-second barrier for the very first time in the category.