Sri Lanka

History

Sri Lanka made its first Summer Olympic appearance in 1948 where it competed as Ceylon (until 1972) and has competed ever since with the exception of 1976. The nation sends a small delegation with around 10 athletes competing at each Olympics. The athletes compete in a variety of sports including, athletics, boxing, shooting and swimming.

Sri Lanka won its first medal in 1948 where hurdler Duncan White won silver in the men’s 400m hurdles. The nation’s second medal was won in 2000 where sprinter Susanthika Jayasinghe won silver in the women’s 200m.

Qualified Quotas

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