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Avishka wins Nestomalt elite race

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Avishka Medonza of Sri Lanka Army won the elite men’s 48km distance cycling race of the Nestomalt Cycling Challenge 2022 concluded successfully last Sunday. Medonza clocked 1 hour 06minutes and 93 seconds to finish in first place followed by Sandaruwan Pinto with the same time in a close finish.

Nestlé Nestomalt powers the progress of professional cycling in Sri Lanka. Nestomalt Cycling Challenge 2022 powering the ambitions of over 400 aspiring cyclists from around the country.

The event was Organized by the Cycling Federation of Sri Lanka under the guidance of the Ministry of Youth and Sports for the second consecutive year.

The event was sponsored by the ‘Good food, Good life’ company’s flagship brand – Nestlé Nestomalt. “For decades, Nestlé Nestomalt has energized Sri Lankan athletes to be 100% ready in body and mind.

The Nestomalt Cycling Challenge held for the first-time last year, helped revive sporting activities in the country which were on hold due to the pandemic. Following its roaring success, the organizers have decided upon conducting the event annually to further strengthen professional cycling in Sri Lanka.

Seven races took place at Viharamahadevi Park, Colombo, amidst the cheer of enthusiastic spectators.

Results:

Elite Men-Distance 48 KM – (1) Avishka Medonza, 1.06.03, Sri Lanka Army (2) Sandaruwan Pinto 1.06.03, Sri Lanka Army (3) Prabash Madushanka, 1.06.03, Sri Lanka Navy (4) Thushan Rajapaksha, 1.06.06 Sri Lanka Army (5) Niran Pasindu,1.06.36, Sri Lanka Army.

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