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‘SLT Speedup Cycle Sawariya’ Day-four ends at Trincomalee

(On top): Winners of the men’s race at Trinco on Friday. (Bottom): The winners of women’s day-1 race at the finish-line in Kurunegala: Winner B.A.S. Dilhani of SL Army, 1st runner-up Ayesha Madhushani of SL Navy, and 2nd runner-up Panchali Sulochana of SL Air Force

The fourth day of the ‘SLT Speedup Cycle Sawariya’ men’s race, which began from Kurunegala, marked its finish at Trincomalee on Friday, 27 September.

The race travelled through Wariyapola, Thambuttegama, Anuradhapura, Medawachchiya, Vavuniya, Kebitigollewa, Morawewa and then reached the finish-line at Trincomalee covering a distance of 241km.

Women’s race

Meanwhile the first day of women’s race reached the finish-line at Kurunegala on the same day. The women’s race began in front of the SLT head office in Colombo and travelled through Peliyagoda, Kiribathgoda, Kadawatha, Nittambuwa, Warakapola, and Polgahawela and reached the end-point at Kurunegala covering a distance of 90km.

Women’s race’s day-one winners:

Winner of the day – B.A.S. Dilhani of SL Army, 1st runner-up – Ayesha Madhushani of SL Navy, 2nd runner-up – Panchali Sulochana of SL Air Force.

Saturday’s schedule

‘SLT Speedup Cycle Sawariya’ final day for men’s will start from Trincomalee on Saturday, 28 September and finish at Dambulla while the women’s race will start at Kurunegala to reach the finish-line at Dambulla.

The first-ever competitive cycling event for juniors will also commence on Saturday from Dambulla and travel through Habarana, Kekirawa and back to Dambulla.