Tehani to herald Sri Lanka’s Olympic quest with first shot-BY DINESH WEERAWANSA Source:Sundayobserver Rifle shooter Tehani Egodawela will be the first Sri Lankan in action at the XXX11nd summer Olympic Games which starts in the Japanese capital of Tokyo on July 23. Egodawela is due to fire in the women’s 10m air rifle qualifying round at the Asaka Shooting Range on July 24, starting from 5 am Sri Lanka time. Born on April 19, 1986, she holds the Sri Lanka national record in her pet event – 623.3 points in the women’s 10m air rifle event. Ranked 223rd in the world and 77th in Asia for the event, she took part in the Emir of Kuwait 8th International Shooting Grand Prix in 2019. Two other Sri Lankans – badminton player Niluka Karunaratne and swimmer Aniqah Gaffoor are also scheduled to compete in their respective first round heats on the same ...

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