Sri Lankan athlete Kaushalya Madushani found dead at home

Sri Lankan athlete Kaushalya Madushani

Kaushalya Madushani, who is a Sri Lankan athlete and the national women’s 400m hurdles champion has died at the age of 25.

She is a resident of Dummalasuriya in Kuliyapitiya, she was found hanging inside her house. Her death is believed to be a suicide, police said.

Madushani had represented Sri Lanka in international athletic events in 400m hurdles.

She won a silver medal at the 2014 Asian Junior Championships in 400m hurdles, a bronze medal at the 2016 South Asian Athletics Championships, a gold medal at the National 400m hurdles Championships and a silver medal at the 13th South Asian Athletics Championships in Nepal in 2019.

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