Two Lankan bodybuilders bag historic Silver
For the first time in history, a women’s team representing Sri Lanka achieved peak performance by competing in all five women’s competition categories in the 55th Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Championships 2023 which was held recently in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Hashini Hewage bagged the Silver medal in the Women’s Model Physique 165cm category. Udani Amarasinghe also won the Silver medal in the Women’s Sport Physique 175cm category.
Madhushi Amarasinghe secured Fourth place in the Women’s Athletic Physique Over 165cm category.
Kaushalya Voshini, who is 20 years old, competed against the elite Asian bodybuilders and secured 7th place in the 55kg category, also managed to win 6th place in the Women’s Junior Fitness Physique category.
Apart from the women’s events, Wasim Stephen was placed 5th in the Men’s Sport Physique 170 CM category.
More than 350 athletes representing Asian countries participated in the tournament.