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Matthew Abeysinghe fails to win medal

Sri Lanka’s hopes of a medal in men’s 100m freestyle at the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia were shattered as Matthew Abeysinghe failed to win a medal becoming only the sixth in the event’s final on 23 August afternoon in Jakarta.

FINAL RESULTS

Gold – Shioura Shinri (Japan) – 48.71 secs.

Silver – Nakamura Katsumi (Japan) – 48.72 secs.

Bronze – Yu Hexin (China) – 48.88 secs.

6th Place – Matthew Abeysinghe (Sri Lanka) – 49.28 secs.