US-based athlete Sonali Merrill was a fine exponent in 400m hurdles Source:Dailynews Christine Sonali Merrill is a former Sri Lankan athlete who competed in the Women’s 400m hurdles event at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, UK. She was ranked 30th and was eliminated in the first round though she broke her own seasonal record with a time of 57.15s. Her personal best of 56.45s also ranks as the national record of Sri Lanka. Christine was born on August 20, 1987 in California, US and represented the country in the 400m hurdles at the 2012 Olympic Games. Her National record in this event was 56.45s. She graduated from the California University with a Degree in engineering and also represented the University in several events. She won the 400m hurdles event at the NCAA Division Two Championship, participated in the 2011 World Championships and won a Bronze Medal at the ...

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