Maris Stella, St. JosephÃ¢s win John Tarbet Shield
Sep 16, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Maris Stella College, Negombo and St. Joseph’s Balika Vidyalaya, Kegalle became boys and girls overall champions at the 41st Sir John Tarbet Junior Athletics Championship organized by the Sri Lanka Schools Athletic Association which concluded at the Bernard Aluvihare Stadium, Matale yesterday.
Two meet records were broken and another equalled yesterday. A total of 8 records were established and 1 equaled during this meet.
Over 4,500 athletes from 360 schools from all parts of the island participated.
First record which was lowered yesterday in the girls under 15 shot putt in which Zeenath Imtiaz (Buddhist Ladies College, Colombo) threw a distance of 9.16 metres to better the existing record of 8.97 metres set up by C G K Kumari of Galewela Central College last year.