Sri Lanka at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

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Sri Lanka at the
2018 Commonwealth Games
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CGF codeSRI
CGANational Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka
Websitesrilankaolympic.org
in Gold Coast, Australia
Competitors79 in 13 sports
Flag bearer Chinthana Vidanage
Medals
Ranked 31st
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
5
Total
6
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)
British Empire Games
British Empire and Commonwealth Games
British Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games

Sri Lanka competed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia from April 4 to April 15, 2018.[1]

The Sri Lankan team consists of 139 members, including 80 athletes competing in 13 sports (15 disciplines).[2][3][4] However, Sumesh Wickramasinghe did not compete in athletics. The country made its Commonwealth Games debut in the discipline of rhythmic gymnastics and Canadian born Anna-Marie Ondaatje became the first gymnast to represent Sri Lanka at the Commonwealth Games.[5] The team also consists of 38 officials.[6]

Weightlifter Chinthana Vidanage was the country's flag bearer during the opening ceremony.[7]

With six medals won, this edition of the games represented the most successful games for the country in terms of overall medals.[8]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Indika Dissanayake Weightlifting Men's 69 kg April 6
 Bronze Chaturanga Lakmal Weightlifting Men's 56 kg April 5
 Bronze Dinusha Gomes Weightlifting Women's 48 kg April 5
 Bronze Anusha Koddithuwakku Boxing Women's 48 kg April 11
 Bronze Thiwanka Ranasinghe Boxing Men's 49 kg April 13
 Bronze Vidanalange Bandara Boxing Men's 52 kg April 13

Competitors[edit]

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics (track and field) 7 5 12
Badminton 4 4 8
Beach volleyball 2 0 2
Boxing 3 3 6
Cycling 2 0 2
Diving 1 1 2
Gymnastics 0 4 3
Rugby sevens 12 0 12
Shooting 2 1 3
Squash 1 1 2
Swimming 4 2 6
Table tennis 3 3 6
Weightlifting 7 4 11
Wrestling 2 1 3
Total 50 29 79

Athletics (track and field)[edit]

Sri Lanka received a quota of 14 athletes (eight men and six women).[9] However, only 12 athletes were entered, with sprinter Rumeshika Rathnayake being added to the team later to make the total team size 13 (eight male and five female).[10][2] However only 12 participated as Sumesh Wickramasinghe did not compete in the men's 4 × 100 m relay.

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Shehan Ambepitiya
Mohamed Ashrafu
Vinoj De Silva
Himasha Eashan
4 × 100 m relay 39.47 3 Q 39.08 NR 6
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Rank Distance Rank
Manjula Wijesekara High jump 2.21 =9 q NM
Janaka Wimalasari Long jump 7.84 10 q 7.89 7
Sampath Ranasinghe Javelin throw 74.72 12 q 70.15 12
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Rumeshika Rathnayake 200 m 23.43 2 Q 23.60 6 Did not advance
Nimali Arachchige 800 m 2:08.52 7 N/A Did not advance
Gayanthika Artigala Aberathna 2:04.72 8 N/A Did not advance
Hiruni Wijayaratne Marathon N/A 2:49:38 11
Field events
Athlete Event Final
Distance Position
Dilhani Lekamge Javelin throw 56.02 5

Badminton[edit]

Sri Lanka participated with eight athletes (four men and four women).[11]

Singles
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Buwaneka Goonethilleka Men's  Murad Ali (PAK)
W 2–0 (21–16, 21–19)
 Emmanuel Donkor (GHA)
W 2–0 (21–18, 24–22)
 Ryan Ng Zin Rei (SGP)
L 0–2 (9–21, 21–10, 21–19)
Did not advance
Dinuka Karunaratne  Kervin Ghislain (SEY)
W 2–0 (21–7, 21–10)
 Ciaran Chambers (NIR)
W 2–0 (21–7, 21–8)
 Georges Julien Paul (MRI)
W 2–0 (23–21, 22–20)
 H. S. Prannoy (IND)
L 0–2 (13–21, 6–21)
Did not advance
Niluka Karunaratne  Christopher Eynon (FAI)
W 2–0 (21–8, 21–7)
 Liam Fong (FIJ)
W 2–0 (21–5, 21–6)
 Srikanth Kidambi (IND)
L 0–2 (10–21, 10–21)
Did not advance
Hasini Ambalangodage Women's  Emily Temple Redshaw (JER)
W 2–0 (21–18, 21–11)
 Kate Foo Kune (MRI)
L 0–2 (12–21, 12–21)
Did not advance
Doubles
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Sachin Dias
Buwaneka Goonethilleka
Men's N/A  Kalombo Mulenga /
Chongo Mulenga (ZAM)
W 2–0 (21–6, 21–9)
 Matthew Bignell /
Alexander Hutchings (JEY)
W 2–0 (21–13, 21–13)
 Jason Ho-shue /
Nyl Yakura (CAN)
W 2–1 (19–21, 22–10, 21–17)
 Satwiksairaj Rankireddy /
Chirag Shetty (IND)

L 0–2 (18–21, 10–21)
 Goh V Shem /
Tan Wee Kiong (MAS)

L 0–2 (9–21, 13–21)
4
Thilini Hendahewa
Kavidi Sirimannage
Women's N/A  Palwasha Bashir /
Mahoor Shahzad (PAK)
W 2–0 (21–6, 21–15)
 Michelle Butler-Emmett /
Elsie de Villiers (RSA)
W 2–0 (21–9, 21–9)
 Lauren Smith /
Sarah Walker (ENG)
L 0–2 (12–21, 16–21)
Did not advance
Hasini Ambalangodage
Madushika Beruwelage
N/A  Kimberley Clague /
Cristen Marritt (IOM)
W 2–0 (21–13, 21–9)
 Aurelie Allet /
Nicki Chan-Lam (MRI)
W 2–0 (21–6, 21–9)
 Ashwini Ponnappa /
N. Sikki Reddy (IND)
L 0–2 (11–21, 13–21)
Did not advance
Kavidi Sirimannage
Buwaneka Goonethilleka
Mixed  Abraham Ayittey /
Gifty Mensah (GHA)

W 2–0 (21–7, 21–9)
 Alexander Dunn /
Eleanor O'Donnell (SCO)
L 0–2 (19–21, 17–21)
Did not advance
Thilini Hendahewa
Sachin Dias
 Edwin Ekiring /
Shamim Bangi (UGA)
W 2–0 (21–17, 21–9)
 Alexander Hutchings /
Elise Dixon (JER)
W 2–0 (21–10, 21–11)
 Terry Hee Yong Kai /
Tan Wei Han (SGP)
L 0–2 (21–23, 19–21)
Did not advance
Mixed team
Roster
Pool A
Pos Team Pld W L MF MA MD GF GA GD PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  India 3 3 0 15 0 +15 30 1 +29 651 401 +250 3 Knockout stage
2  Scotland 3 2 1 9 6 +3 19 13 +6 592 476 +116 2
3  Sri Lanka 3 1 2 5 10 −5 12 21 −9 526 619 −93 1
4  Pakistan 3 0 3 1 14 −13 2 28 −26 348 621 −273 0
Source: GC2018

Beach volleyball[edit]

Sri Lanka qualified a men's beach volleyball team for a total of two athletes.[12]

Athlete Event Preliminary round Standing Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Asanka Pradeep
Sashimal Yapa
Men's Pool B
 MiedzybrodzkiCook (SCO)
L 1–2 (15–21, 21–18, 14–16)
 PedlowSchachter (CAN)
L 0–2 (11–21, 5–21)
 KamaraLombi (SLE)
L 0–2 (17–21, 20–22)
4 Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

Sri Lanka participated with a team of 6 athletes (3 men and 3 women). Anusha Koddithuwakku became the first Sri Lankan female boxer to secure a Commonwealth Games medal and also created history for becoming the first Sri Lankan female boxer to qualify for the semi-final round at a Commonwealth Games competition.[13][14]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Thiwanka Ranasinghe Men's −49 kg N/A  Siyabulela Mphongshi (RSA)
W 4–0
 Berry Namri (VAN)
W 5–0
 Galal Yafai (ENG)
L RSC
Did not advance 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Vidanalange Bandara Men's −52 kg N/A  Yachen Cook (NRU)
W 3–2
 Thabo Molefe (LES)
W 4–1
 Gaurav Solanki (IND)
L 0–4
Did not advance 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Dinindu Saparamadu Men's −64 kg Bye  Richard Hadlow (NZL)
W 4–1
 Jonas Jonas (NAM)
L 0–5
Did not advance
Anusha Koddithuwakku Women's −48 kg N/A  Brandy Barnes (CAY)
W RSC
 Mary Kom (IND)
L 0–5
Did not advance 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Dulani Jayasinghe Women's −51 kg N/A  Christine Ongare (KEN)
L RSC
Did not advance
Keshani Hansika Women's −57 kg N/A Bye  Alexis Pritchard (NZL)
L 0–5
Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

Sri Lanka's cycling team consisted of two athletes.

Road[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Time Rank
Chamika Kumara Road race DNF
Time trial 1:00:48.02 45
Avishka Mawathage Road race DNF
Time trial 58:48.27 39

Diving[edit]

Sri Lanka participated with a team of 2 divers (1 man and 1 woman).

Athlete Event Preliminaries Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Sahan Peiris Men's 1 m springboard 181.25 15 Did not advance
Men's 10 m platform 181.00 13 Did not advance
Yashoda De Silva Women's 1 m springboard 117.90 14 Did not advance

Gymnastics[edit]

Artistic[edit]

Sri Lanka participated with 3 athletes (3 women).

Women
Team Final & Individual Qualification
Athlete Event Apparatus Total Rank
V UB BB F
Ridma Bengalage Team 11.850 8.250 8.700 9.650 38.450 29
Kaushini Gamage 11.600 6.900 7.000 8.350 36.300 31
Amaya Kalukottage 11.800 6.700 8.450 9.350 33.850 32
Total 35.250 21.850 24.150 27.350 108.600 8

Rhythmic[edit]

Sri Lanka participated with 1 athlete (1 woman), marking its debut appearance in the discipline.[5]

Individual Qualification
Athlete Event Apparatus Total Rank
Hoop Ball Clubs Ribbon
Anna-Marie Ondaatje Qualification 10.800 11.675 12.050 Q 10.350 44.875 14 Q
Individual Finals
Athlete Event Apparatus Total Rank
Hoop Ball Clubs Ribbon
Anna-Marie Ondaatje All-Around 11.800 11.750 10.400 10.350 44.300 11
Clubs N/A 11.200 N/A 11.200 6

Rugby sevens[edit]

Men's tournament[edit]

Sri Lanka qualified a men's rugby sevens team of 12 athletes, by being the highest ranked Commonwealth nation at the 2017 Asia Rugby Sevens Series.[15][16]

Roster

The roster was officially named on March 30, 2018.[17]

Pool D
Pos Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  Fiji 3 3 0 0 138 22 +116 9 Semi-finals
2  Wales 3 2 0 1 90 38 +52 7 Classification semi-finals
3  Uganda 3 1 0 2 38 95 −57 5
4  Sri Lanka 3 0 0 3 27 138 −111 3
Source: GC2018
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head result; 3) Point difference; 4) Points scored.
14 April 2018
11:21
Fiji  63–5  Sri Lanka
Try: Naduva (2) 1' c, 10' c
Mocenacagi (3) 4' c, 6' c, 8' c
Kunatani 7' c
Dranisinukula 11' c
Nasilasila (2) 13' c, 14' c
Con: Ravouvou (4/4) 2', 4', 6', 7'
Nasilasila (5/5) 8', 10', 12', 13', 14'
(Gold Coast 2018) Try: Wijekoon 1' m
Con: Ratwatte (0/1)
14 April 2018
17:31
Wales  42–12  Sri Lanka
Try: Roach (2) 3' c, 12' c
Thomas 4' c
Williams 6' c
Jenkins 7' c
Davies 13' c
Con: Davies (6/6) 3', 4', 6', 7', 12', 14'
(Gold Coast 2018) Try: Wijekoon 1' c
Sooriyabandara 9' m
Con: Ratwatte (1/2) 1'
14 April 2018
21:11
Uganda  33–10  Sri Lanka
Try: Kisiga 1' m
Wokorach 4' c
Odongo 8' c
Kasito 9' c
Ogena 11' c
Con: Wokorach (4/5) 4', 8', 10', 11'
(Gold Coast 2018) Try: Wijekoon (2) 1' m, 7' m
Con: Ratwatte (0/2)

Shooting[edit]

Sri Lanka participated with 3 athletes (2 men and 1 woman).[18]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Thanthulage Fernando Men's 50 metre pistol 509 16 Did not advance
Men's 10 metre air pistol 563 9 Did not advance
Upul Wijerathna Men's 50 metre pistol 508 18 Did not advance
Sanduni Perera Women's 10 metre air rifle 404.2 15 Did not advance

Squash[edit]

Sri Lanka participated in the squash competition with one male and one female athlete.[19]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Rank
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Ravindu Laksiri Men's Singles  Parshottam (FIJ)
W 3–0
 Lobban (SCO)
L 0–3
Did not advance
Mihiliya Methsarani Women's Singles Bye  Landers-Murphy (NZL)
L 0–3
Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Sri Lanka's swimming team consisted of six athletes (four men and two women).[20][21]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Kyle Abeysinghe 50 m freestyle 23.73 27 Did not advance
Matthew Abeysinghe 22.65 NR 13 Q 22.84 15 Did not advance
Cherantha de Silva 24.29 36 Did not advance
Kyle Abeysinghe 100 m freestyle 52.20 35 Did not advance
Matthew Abeysinghe 49.11 NR 6 Q 49.43 10 Did not advance
Cherantha de Silva 52.08 34 Did not advance
Akalanka Peiris 50 m backstroke 26.83 11 Q 26.52 NR 10 Did not advance
100 m backstroke 58.68 18 Did not advance
200 m backstroke 2:11.56 20 N/A Did not advance
Cherantha de Silva 50 m butterfly 25.13 22 Did not advance
Akalanka Peiris 25.32 27 Did not advance
Cherantha de Silva 100 m butterfly 55.91 18 Did not advance
200 m butterfly 2:08.71 13 N/A Did not advance
Matthew Abeysinghe
Akalanka Peiris
Kyle Abeysinghe
Cherantha de Silva
4 × 100 m freestyle relay 3:22.84 8 Q N/A DSQ
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Vinoli Kaluarachchi 50 m freestyle 28.76 33 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 1:02.25 30 Did not advance
50 m backstroke 31.02 24 Did not advance
100 m backstroke 1:07.64 25 Did not advance
Dilrukshi Perera 50 m freestyle 27.75 25 Did not advance
50 m butterfly 29.81 NR 22 Did not advance

Table tennis[edit]

Sri Lanka participated with 6 athletes (3 men and 3 women).[22]

Singles
Athletes Event Group Stage Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Buwaneka Jayasingha Men's singles  Hodge (SKN)
W 4–0
 Tomlinson (JAM)
W 4–3
1 Q Bye  Rumgay (SCO)
L 0–4
Did not advance
Rohan Sirisena  Rollins (BAH)
W 4–0
 Lulu (VAN)
W 4–0
1 Q  Bernadet (CAN)
L 1–4
Did not advance
Imesh Ranasingha  Mitchell (SVG)
W 4–0
 Cathcart (NIR)
L 3–4
2 Did not advance
Hansani Kapugeekiyana Women's singles  Ali (PAK)
W 4–0
 Yeung (CAN)
W 4–1
1 Q N/A  Ho (ENG)
L 0–4
Did not advance
Ishara Madurangi  Kinoo (MRI)
W 4–1
 Payet (ENG)
L 1–4
2 N/A Did not advance
Erandi Warusawithana  Kwabi (GHA)
W 4–0
 Chung (TTO)
L 0–4
2 N/A Did not advance
Doubles
Athletes Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Buwaneka Jayasingha
Imesh Ranasingha
Men's doubles Bye  Mtalaso /
Tumaini (TAN)
W 3–1
 Achanta /
Gnanasekaran (IND)
L 0–3
Did not advance
Hansani Kapugeekiyana
Ishara Manikku Badu
Women's doubles N/A Bye  Batra /
Das (IND)
L 0–3
Did not advance
Erandi Warusawithana
Buwaneka Jayasingha
Mixed doubles  Mutua /
Thakkar (KEN)
W 3–2
 Shetty /
Patkar (IND)
L 0–3
Did not advance
Hansani Kapugeekiyana
Imesh Ranasingha
 Choong /
Lyne (MAS)
L 0–3
Did not advance
Ishara Manikku Badu
Rohan Sirisena
 Mtalaso /
Pazi (TAN)
W 3–1
 Achanta /
Das (IND)
L 1–3
Did not advance
Team
Athletes Event Group Stage Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Buwaneka Jayasingha
Rohan Sirisena
Imesh Ranasingha
Men's team  Canada (CAN)
L 1–3
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG)
W 3–0
2 Q  Australia (AUS)
L 0–3
Did not advance
Hansani Kapugeekiyana
Ishara Madurangi
Erandi Warusawithana
Women's team  India (IND)
L 0–3
 Wales (WAL)
L 1–3
3 N/A Did not advance

Weightlifting[edit]

Sri Lanka competed in weightlifting.[23] The Sri Lankan weightlifting team consisted of 11 athletes (seven men and four women).[24]

Men
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Chaturanga Lakmal −56 kg 114 2 134 4 248 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Thilanka Palangasinghe −62 kg 124 4 155 4 279 4
Indika Dissanayake −69 kg 137 1 160 3 297 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Chinthana Vidanage −77 kg 132 4 166 5 298 5
Shanaka Peters −94 kg 130 10 165 8 295 8
Saman Abeywickrama −105 kg 130 11 160 9 290 9
Ushan Charuka +105 kg 142 8 187 8 329 8
Women
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Dinusha Gomes −48 kg 70 4 85 6 155 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Chamari Warnakulasuriya −53 kg 78 4 94 7 172 4
Nadeeshani Rajapaksha −58 kg 66 11 94 7 160 10
Charhurika Balage −75 kg 75 9 100 9 175 9

Wrestling[edit]

Sri Lanka participated with 3 athletes (2 men and 1 woman).

Men
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Divoshan Charles Fernando -57 kg  Connelly (SCO)
W 3–1
 Bilal (PAK)
L 1–4
Did not advance 7
Suresh Fernando -74 kg  Dodge (WAL)
L 0 –5
Did not advance 13
Women
Athlete Event Nordic Round Robin Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Deepika Dilhani -53 kg  Holland (AUS)
W 3 –1
 Kumari (IND)
L 0–5
 Weicker (CAN)
L 0–4
 Samuel (NGR)
L 0–5
4

See also[edit]

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