Sugath Thilakaratne the ‘400 metres King’ in Sri Lankan athletics                                                                                        Sugath Thilakaratne Source:Dailynews Sugath Thilakaratne was a former Sri Lankan athlete who competed in the 400m events at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, US and 2000 Sydney Olympic Games in Australia. He was born on July 30, 1973 in Norton Bridge and had his early education at Vidulipura MV and later went on to become the President of the Sri Lanka Athletics Association. He showed early promise while competing in the 200m and 400m events at Inter-Schools Athletics Meets while training under the guidance of veteran Coach Anura Bandara. He later joined Ambagamuwa MV, Ginigathhena and ...

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