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Medonza wins over-50 Cycle race

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The Nestomalt Cycling Challenge 2022 concluded successfully last week, powering the ambitions of over 400 aspiring cyclists from around the country. 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. Staying true to our brand’s purpose of powering progress, we are pleased to collaborate with the Cycling Federation of Sri Lanka yet again, to provide a platform for our talented cyclists to showcase their skills,” said Ruwan Welikala, Vice President – Dairy, Nestlé Lanka.

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.


Over 50 Men-Distance 28 KM – (1) Prasanna Medonza, 45.12, (2) W.Rohitha, 45.12, Kelani Cycle club (3) Eric Iran Perera, 45.22., Kelani Cycle Club (4) Anthony Dias, 45.22, Sri Eksath Cycling Club, (5) Terrence Kinson, 46.03 Kadirana Speed Cycling Club.

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