Bens emerge Champions in Western province Athletic Meet
|St. Benedict's College continue their dominance in Athletics by winning the Western province meet 2017 , held at the Mahinda Rajapakse stadium , Diyagama from 19- 22nd June .|
With a tally of 200 points, Bens beat 2016 All Islands School Champions Mari Stella by pushing them to second place (163 points) and Lyceum Wattala With 93 points to third place.
In addition to the overall Championship Bens also won the relay championship .
Bens star Athlete Dilan Bogoda won 400 meters under 18, and came second in 400 meters hurdles , he anchored the 4x400 meters relay team to win the Gold medal and also member of the winning 4x100 meters relay team .
Yohan Silva won 100, 200 meters sprint (under 18 ) in style . Tiran Mahara won the 800 meters , Prageeth won under 20 Javalin .
Bens won under 12, 16,18,20 - 4x100 Meters relays and under 18, 20 - 4x400 Meters relays .
Congratulations to the winners and a big thank you to the College authorities, Athletic Wing, sponsors and parents for their generous support.
Bens will now be focused to win the Sir John Tarbert Senior Championship and All Island School Championship 2017.
Wish them good luck!!
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